Prepositions are words that relate a noun or a pronoun to the other words in the sentences. It is a part of speech. The relationship of these words may be of one manner, time or place. There are about seventy simple prepositions. Some of these prepositions compose of more than one word. The objects used in a sentence are always in their objective case and follows their preposition.
There are different types of preposition. Prepositional phrases are the prepositions, objects, and any adjective that modifies an object. And these words can be used as an adjective or an adverb. Prepositional Idioms are prepositions that are dictated by convention, unnecessary prepositions, redundant prepositions, prepositions in a series, in which a series of objects share a similar preposition, and prepositions at the end of a sentence. Example of these prepositions is on, by, with, in, at, except, of, and for. The word preposition means that the words are placed before a noun phrase. How about using them during prepositions of place exercises?
The words in, at and on are prepositions of place. In prepositions of place exercises, there are different uses of these words. The word on, indicates position or in contact with the surface of something else (sitting on a chair), connected to something (a frame mounted on the wall), supporting weight (she sat there resting on her elbows), indicates location or vicinity (a small city on the coast of Alberto), and a lot more.
When one is doing the prepositions of place exercises, proper use of words is important. Another preposition is the word in. This word is used to indicate place (Marie spent a whole month in Paris), indicates state (the business industry is in a state of fluctuation), indicates how something is expressed (she manages to record the whole conversation in Spanish).
Another important word to consider during prepositions of place exercises is the word at. This is used to indicate something that happened (the meeting will start at noon), used during an event (had an enjoyable time at the park), indicates frequency (running at the speed of 10 miles per hour), used what somebody is reacting to (astonished at what had happen). To, into and by are also prepositions of place. To be used if one is going to a place or event, into is used if one is going inside a room or a building and by is used to indicate how a person travels, etc.
The prepositions of place exercises can sometimes tricky. If you learn the basics in using these prepositions, it is easy to understand and use the words in writing sentences and during conversations.