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In = in____ something (literally or figuratively)

 

 

 

In = inside something (literally or figuratively)

  • There's no-one in the room / in the building / in the garden.
  • What have you got in your hand / in your mouth?
  • When we were in Italy, we spent a few days in Venice.
  • I have a friend who lives in a small village in the mountains.
  • There were some people swimming in the pool / in the sea / in the river.

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At = ex___ location, destination, goal, etc.

 

 

At = exact location, destination, goal, etc.

  • Who is that man standing at the bus stop / at the door  / at the window?
  • We have to get off the bus at the next stop.
  • When you leave the hotel, please leave your key at reception. (=at the reception desk)

Compare in and at:

  • There were a lot of people in the shop. lt was very crowded vs Turn left at the shop.
  • I'll meet you in the hotel Lobby vs I'll meet you at the entrance to the hotel.

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On = on something (s__ quelque chose).

 

 

 

On = on something (sur quelque chose).

  • I sat on the floor / on the ground / on the grass.
  • You'll find details of TV programmes on page seven.
  • The hotel is on a small island in the middle of a lake.

Compare in and on:

  • There is some water in the bottle and a label on it.

Compare at and on:

  • There is somebody at the door reading the notice on it.

4

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

There was a long queue of people __ the bus stop.

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

There was a long queue of people at the bus stop.

5

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

Maria was wearing a silver ring __ her little finger.

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

Maria was wearing a silver ring on her little finger.

6

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

There was an accident __ the crossroads this morning.

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

There was an accident at the crossroads this morning.

7

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

I wasn't sure whether I had come to the right office. There was no name __ the door.

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

I wasn't sure whether I had come to the right office. There was no name on the door.

8

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

There are some beautiful trees __ the park.

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

There are some beautiful trees in the park.

9

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

You'll find the sports results __ the back page of the newspaper.

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

You'll find the sports results on the back page of the newspaper.

10

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

I wouldn't like an office job. I couldn't spend the whole day sitting __ a computer.

 

 

 

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

I wouldn't like an office job. I couldn't spend the whole day sitting at a computer.

11

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

My brother lives __ a small village the south-west of England.

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

My brother lives in a small village the south-west of England.

12

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

The man the police are looking for has a scar __ his right cheek.

 

 

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

The man the police are looking for has a scar on his right cheek.

13

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

The headquarters of the company are __ Milan.
 

 

 

 

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

The headquarters of the company are in Milan.

14

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

I like that picture hanging onthe wall in the kitchen.

 

 

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

I like that picture hanging onthe wall in the kitchen.

 

 

15

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

If you come here by bus, get off __ the stop after the traffic lights.

 

 

 

Complete the sentences with in, at or on.

If you come here by bus, get off at the stop after the traffic lights.