Prepositions of Place

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on
The dog is ... the chair.
on top of
The chef puts the meatballs ... the spaghetti.
above / over
The lamp is ... the kitchen table. (No contact!)
under / below / beneath / underneath
The cat is ... the chair.
beside / next to / alongside / by
The blue car is parked ... the yellow car.
close to / near
The golf ball is ... the hole.
far (away) from
On the left side, the boy and the bicycle are ... the camera. However, on the right side, the boy and the bicycle are near the camera.
(a)round
The students and the teacher are all gathered ... the table.
in front of
The Spanish teacher is standing ... the chalkboard.
behind
The deer is standing ... the tree.
at the back / rear of
The lady in red is sitting ... the bus.
inside / in
The cat is ... the box.
outside
In my country, dogs stay ... the house!
against
The ladder is leaning ... the wall.
down / along
The children are walking ... the path.
opposite / facing / across from
The people are sitting ... each other.
within / inside
No one is allowed ... the perimeter fence.
beyond
Mountains are visible ... the trees. (=au delà de)
through
They are walking ... the tunnel.
towards
The people are walking ... the exit. (dans la direction de)
on
The offices are ... the first floor.

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