Here are some commonly used prepositions of place with example sentences:
IN – The cat is in the cradle.
INSIDE – There is some water inside the jug.
IN FRONT OF – There is a beautiful garden in front of our house.
BEHIND – There was a car behind them.
ON – There is a vase on the table.
AT – Jane is sitting at the desk.
ROUND/AROUND – Railway station is just around the corner.
BETWEEN – There is a bench between the two trees.
AMONG – He was the brightest among all the children.
NEXT TO – I will sit next to you.
NEAR – There is a big cash and carry supermarket near our place.
BY – The books are by the door.
BESIDE – Jane was standing beside her husband.
UNDER – The ball is under the table.
BELOW – He was singing below her window almost every night.
ABOVE – Please, put your bags on the shelf above your heads.
ON TOP OF – There was a pretty ribbon on top of her head.
OUTSIDE – We’ll be waiting outside the restaurant.
OPPOSITE – Our building is opposite the bus station.
AGAINST – Lean your bicycle against the wall.
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