Prepositions of Location

A preposition is a word that is generally used before a noun or a pronoun and shows its relation with other words in a sentence.

In this post, you will find a detailed discussion about Prepositions of Location (at, in, on, before, behind, by, above, over, under, below, beside)

Prepositions of Place Exercises

Prepositions of Location



  • She lives in London.
  • There’s not a cloud in the sky.
  • The children are playing in the street.
  • She is sitting in a chair.
  • He is in the shop.
  • My brother lives in New York.
  • There was a famine in the Burdwan district last year.
  • There is a big temple dedicated to Lord Rama in our village.
  • There is a museum in Washington.
  • There lived a juggler in this village.


  • We waited at the corner of the street.
  • She is at school.
  • They live at Mahimpur.
  • I saw the pictures at my uncle’s house.
  • He was born at Radhanagar, a village in Hooghly.
  • Kamal is at Krishnagar now.
  • Sunrise is more enjoyable at Puri than in Chennai.
  • He resides at 50, Deshbandhu Road.
  • He is at the shop.
  • Minakshi lives at Garia.


  • Look at the picture on the wall.
  • There are dirty marks on the floor.
  • Leave the glasses on the table.
  • They sat on the grass.
  • We stood on one foot.
  • He had a blister on his foot.
  • He wore a ring on his finger.
  • There is a coat on a hook.
  • They sat on a chair.


  • He stood before her in the queue.
  • We knelt before the shrine.
  • Your name comes before mine on the list.
  • The task before us is not an easy one.
  • The future before me is bleak.
  • He was brought before the police officer.
  • “He said it before witnesses.”


  • She stood behind me.
  • The post office is behind our house.
  • Hide behind the tree.
  • The sun is hidden behind the clouds.
  • Bring out the deeper meaning behind the passage.


  • We sat by the fire.  
  • She sat by me.
  • There is a Post Office by my house.
  • She was sitting by Niharika.
  • There is a Bank by my house.
  • We were sitting by the fire.
  • There is a school by our Hanuman Temple.
  • The telephone is by the Window.


  • Man is above all.
  • There is a fan above my head.
  • The sky above our heads is blue.
  • He held an umbrella above her.


  • Spread the cloth over the table.
  • She put a rug over the sleeping boy.
  • There is a fan over my head.
  • The sky over our heads is blue.
  • He held an umbrella over her.


  • They rested under a tree for some time.
  • The dog is under the table.
  • His luggage was under his bed.
  • The wreck of the Titanic still remains under the sea.
  • He hides the money under the bed.


  •  Just below the paragraph, there are some questions.
  • There was a big painting below the clock.
  • The apartment below is owned by an American couple.
  • Just below the questions, there are answers.


  • They were walking beside the river.
  • Who is that sitting beside you?
  • There stands a big pupil tree beside our house.


  • Is there anybody in the room?
  • The thief was caught red-handed inside the room.
  • Suddenly I met him in the street.
  • The prince was then passing through a forest.
  • Who is speaking there in (within) the room?
  • We went very close to Pareshnath Hill.
  • There is a stream close to our house.
  • A bird was perching on the branch of a tree.
  • A troop of monkeys sat on a branch of a tree.
  • The man walked round the house.
  • The boat sailed down the river.
  • This road goes through the forest.
  • They are moving around college street.
  • We sat beneath the tree.
  • I have put on a vest beneath the shirt.
  • Stand beside your father.
  • The road is along the river.
  • The man is standing beneath the tree.

Prepositions of Location Examples


  • There is a stream close to our house.
  • A bird was perching on the branch of a tree.
  • A troop of monkeys sat on a branch of a tree.
  • The man walked round the house.
  • The boat sailed down the river.
  • This road goes through the forest.
  • They are moving around college street.
  • We sat beneath the tree.
  • I have put on a vest beneath the shirt.
  • Stand beside your father.
  • The road is along the river.
  • We sat by the fire.  
  • She sat by me.
  • There is a Post Office by my house.
  • She was sitting by Nikhil.
  • There is a Bank by my house.
  • We were sitting by the fire.
  • There is a school by our Hanuman Temple
  • There are dirty marks on the floor.
  • Leave the glasses on the table.
  • They sat on the grass.
  • We stood on one foot.
  • He had a blister on his foot.
  • He wore a ring on his finger.
  • There is a coat on a hook

Prepositions of Location Exercises


  • She lives ………………. Delhi.
  • There’s not a cloud ………………… the sky.
  • The children are playing ………………… the street.
  • She is sitting ………………… a chair.
  • He is …………………… the shop.
  • My brother lives …………………….. London.
  • There was a famine ………………… the Burdwan district last year.
  • There is a big temple dedicated to Lord Shiva ………………… our village.
  • There is a museum ……………….. New York.
  • There lived a juggler ………………….. this village.
  • We waited ……………….. the corner of the street.
  • She is …………………….. school.
  • They live ……………………. Berlin.
  • I saw the pictures ………………… my uncle’s house.
  • He was born ………………………. Radhanagar, a village in Hooghly.
  • Kamal is ………………. Krishnagar now.
  • Sunrise is more enjoyable ……………………. Puri than in Mumbai.
  • He resides ……………………….. 50, Deshbandhu Road.
  • He is ……………….. the shop.
  • Rajkamal lives ………………………… Garia.
  • They are moving ………………….. college street.
  • We sat ………………… the tree.
  • I have put on a vest …………………. the shirt.
  • Stand ……………….. your father.
  • The road is ………………. the river.
  • The man is standing ……………………. the tree.

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Also, Read


Prepositions of Place Exercises

Prepositions of Location

Main Verbs and Helping Verbs

Main Verbs and Helping Verbs

Homonyms in English

Homonyms in English

Types of Figures of Speech

Figures of Speech

Subject Verb Agreement

Subject Verb Agreement


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