Prepositions of Location describe the position of a person or thing in relation to another person or thing.
In this lesson, you will learn English Prepositions of Place through pictures and examples (with cats and dogs).
Prepositions of Location in English
Prepositions of Location List
Meaning: Used to say exactly where something or someone is
Example: I saw a cat at the window.
Meaning: Higher than something else, but not directly over it
Example: There’s a cat above the dog.
Meaning: Lower than something else
Example: The dog lies below the cat.
Meaning: Touching a surface or being supported by a surface
Example: A dog lies on the rug.
Meaning: Lower than (or covered by) something else
Example: There is a dog under the desk.
On top of
Meaning: On the highest surface of something
Example: There was a cat on top of the table.
In front of
Meaning: Further forward than someone or something else
Example: The cat was in front of the fireplace.
Meaning: Something in the middle of two objects or things (or places)
Example: There is a mouse between the cats.
Meaning: Into a container, place etc
Example: You’ll find a mouse in the drawer.
Meaning: Further forward than someone or something else.
Example: The dog came and sat next to the boy.
Meaning: At the back (part) of something
Example: This dog still sat behind the chair.