In is used for position inside large areas, and in three-dimensional space.
- She grew up in Switzerland.
- He is in the office.
- Let us go for a walk in the woods.
- My father lives in Canada.
- I first met her in a shop.
- He works in an insurance company.
- When did you arrive in New Zealand?
We use in with street names.
- She lives in Albert Street.
In is also used to talk about the position of things which form part of a line.
- There is a misprint in line 6 on page 12.
- Who is the good-looking boy in the sixth row?
We use in with parts of the day.
- I work best in the morning.
- We usually go out in the afternoon.
In the night means during one particular night.
- I had to get up in the night.
We also use in with longer periods.
- I was born in May.
- Kent is beautiful in spring.
- He died in 1995.