Prepositions of Place 

Prepositions of Place :

Prepositions of Place : at, on and in

We use AT for specific addresses.

For example :

1. Yukti lives at 133A, Vikas Puri, New Delhi.

We use ON to designate names of streets, avenues, and so on.

For example :

1. Her house is on Akbar Road.

We use IN for the names of land areas - towns, counties, states, countries or continents.

For example :

1. She lives in Colombo.
2. Colombo is in Sri Lanka.

Example Sentences :

1. George Washington was born in Virginia on 1732.

2. After the American Revolutionary War (1775 and 1783), he was the Commander-in-Chief of the American forces.

3. Washington played an important role in the founding of the United States.

4. He became the first President of the United States.

5. He was the President from 1789 to 1797.

6. George Washington died at the age of 67 on the 14th December 1799.

7. The capital of the United States and one federal state are named after George Washington.

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