In, On, At – Prepositions of Place

"Prepositions of Place" answers the question "Where?". The following information will help you use prepositions of place (at, in, on) correctly


How to the Preposition "AT"

'AT' is used with ...

Addresses:

  • 734 State Street
  • 292 Oxford Street

Specific Locations/ Points:

  • at The Empire State Building
  • at the corner
  • at the bus stop
  • at the door
  • at the top of page
  • at the end of the road
  • at the entrance
  • at the crossroads
  • at the front desk
  • at a conference
  • at a party
  • at a concert
  • at someone's house
  • at the doctor's/ hairdresser's
  • at the bus stop
  • at the end of road
  • at the crossroads
  • at the front
  • at the back
  • at the top
  • at the bottom
  • at the door

How to the Preposition "IN"

'IN' is used with ...

Countries:

  • in England

Cities:

  • in London

Neighborhood:

  • in Manhattan
  • in Chinatown

Enclosed space:

  • in a traffic jam
  • in Time Square
  • in a building
  • in a car
  • in a taxi
  • in a boat
  • in a helicopter
  • in a lift (elevator)
  • in the living - room
  • in the article

How to the Preposition "ON"

'ON' is used with ...

Means of transport:

  • on a bus
  • on a train
  • on a plane
  • on a ship
  • on a bicycle/ motorcycle
  • on a horse

Communications:

  • on the radio
  • on the television
  • on the phone
  • on the Internet

Surfaces:

  • on a table
  • on a wall
  • on the floor
  • on the roof
  • on the menu
  • on the page
  • on the door
  • on the shelf
  • on the second floor

Avenues:

  • on The Seventh Avenue

Streets:

  • on Oxford street
  • on Columbus street

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