Preposition Based on Place (Position and Direction)


Prepositions – Place (Position and Direction)
English
Usage
Example
§  in
§  room, building, street, town, country
§  book, paper etc.
§  car, taxi
§  picture, world
§  in the kitchen, in London
§  in the book
§  in the car, in a taxi
§  in the picture, in the world
§  at
§  meaning next to, by an object
§  for table
§  for events
§  place where you are to do something typical (watch a film, study, work)
§  at the door, at the station
§  at the table
§  at a concert, at the party
§  at the cinema, at school, at work
§  on
§  attached
§  for a place with a river
§  being on a surface
§  for a certain side (left, right)
§  for a floor in a house
§  for public transport
§  for television, radio
§  the picture on the wall
§  London lies on the Thames.
§  on the table
§  on the left
§  on the first floor
§  on the bus, on a plane
§  on TV, on the radio
§  by, next to, beside
§  left or right of somebody or something
§  Jane is standing by / next to / beside the car.
§  under
§  on the ground, lower than (or covered by) something else
§  the bag is under the table
§  below
§  lower than something else but above ground
§  the fish are below the surface
§  over
§  covered by something else
§  meaning more than
§  getting to the other side (also across)
§  overcoming an obstacle
§  put a jacket over your shirt
§  over 16 years of age
§  walk over the bridge
§  climb over the wall
§  above
§  higher than something else, but not directly over it
§  a path above the lake
§  across
§  getting to the other side (also over)
§  getting to the other side
§  walk across the bridge
§  swim across the lake
§  through
§  something with limits on top, bottom and the sides
§  drive through the tunnel
§  to
§  movement to person or building
§  movement to a place or country
§  for bed
§  go to the cinema
§  go to London / Ireland
§  go to bed
§  into
§  enter a room / a building
§  go into the kitchen / the house
§  towards
§  movement in the direction of something (but not directly to it)
§  go 5 steps towards the house
§  onto
§  movement to the top of something
§  jump onto the table
§  from
§  in the sense of where from
§  a flower from the garden