Learn Prepositions of Position and Place with Pictures

Learn Prepositions of Position and Place illustrated with pictures and examples.

A preposition of place (or prepositions of location) is a preposition which is used to refer to a place where something or someone is located.

Prepositions of Position List

In

Meaning: Used with the name of a container, place, or area to say where someone or something is

Example: There is some milk in the fridge.

On

Meaning: Touching a surface or being supported by a surface

Example: He sat on the chair.

Under

Meaning: Lower than (or covered by) something else

Example: She was hiding under the table.

Next to

Meaning: Further forward than someone or something else.

Example: There was a little girl sitting next to him.

Between

Meaning: Something in the middle of two objects or things (or places)

Example: The English Channel is between France and England.

Among

Meaning: In the middle of or surrounded by other people or things

Example: Mary is popular among the students.

In front of

Meaning: Further forward than someone or something else

Example: I can’t see because of the person in front of me.

Behind

Meaning: At the back (part) of something

Example: He put his hands behind his back.

Above

Meaning: In a higher position than something else

Example: The helicopter hovered above the house.

Below

Meaning: Lower than something else

Example: A small stream runs below that bridge.

Near

Meaning: Near and close to are similar to next to/beside but there is more of a distance between the two things

Example: Our house is near the supermarket.

Far from

Meaning: A long distance away

Example: The restaurant is not far from here.

At

Meaning: Used to say exactly where something or someone is

Example: She lost her earrings at the door.

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Learn Prepositions of Position and Place with Pictures

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