Read these sentences aloud.
box is on the table.
cat is under the table.
are in the basket.
boy is behind the tree.
girl is standing next to the computer table.
are standing in front of the blackboard.
are jumping over the fence.
Underlined words here in the above sentences tell us
about the position or direction of something. The word that shows the
relationship between noun / pronoun and other word in the sentence is called
preposition. For example: on, in, in front of etc.
Points to be remembered:
is used to state surface of something. Example: The red pen is on the desk.
is used to indicate within or inside anything. Example: I kept all the toys in
is used to indicate something exactly below it. Example: Pen is lying under the bed.
to” is used to point out position right beside somebody or something. Example:
Dia is sitting next to Ria.
is used to point something at or toward the back of something.Example: Who is
standing behind Ria?
front of” is used to indicate position just ahead of something or somebody.Example:
Box is in front of the table.
is used indicate something extending directly upwards from something.Example:
Kite is flying over the tree.