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).
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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.