In And Into, On And Onto

We use in and on to talk about the positions of objects – where they are. We use into and onto to talk about directions and destinations – where things are going. She is in the bedroom. (Position) She ran into the room. (Direction) She was walking in the garden. Then she walked into the house. The cat is on the roof again. How does it get onto the roof? In and on for movement …

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In As A Preposition

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 …

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At vs. In

In is used for position inside large places – countries, districts, large cities etc, and in three-dimensional space (when something is surrounded on all sides.). At is generally used for small and unimportant places like villages, small towns etc. He lives at Ottappalam in Kerala. (Ottappalam is a village in Kerala.) His brother lives at …

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