PET Grammar - Prepositions of Place 2

Index
Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. ANSWERS
1) There is a swimming pool near | under the cinema.
2) Gina's studying German at | in school.
3) My office is among | between the supermarket and the petrol station.
4) Juan just sits in front of | behind the television all day long.
5) There's a car park between | opposite the bank.
6) There was a lamp hanging over | at the desk.
7) The children were sitting at | on the floor playing computer games.
8) I live in | above Dublin in Ireland.
9) George is standing among | on his friends.
10) Let's meet at | on the theatre at 8 p.m.
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CORRECT!

NEAR => close to.

INCORRECT!

UNDER => beneath; lower than.

CORRECT!

AT => used in the expressions (AT SCHOOL, AT HOME, AT WORK)

INCORRECT!

IN => inside; within.

CORRECT!

BETWEEN => used to refer to two things which are clearly separated.

INCORRECT!

AMONG => used to refer to things which are not clearly separated.

CORRECT!

IN FRONT OF => outside something on its front or forward-facing side.

INCORRECT!

BEHIND => at the back of something.

CORRECT!

OPPOSITE => on the other side of something.

INCORRECT!

BETWEEN => used to refer to two things which are clearly separated.

CORRECT!

OVER => in or to a position higher than but not touching somebody/something.

INCORRECT!

AT => sitting or standing close to something.

CORRECT!

ON => touching a surface or an object.

INCORRECT!

AT => in a particular place.

CORRECT!

IN => inside; within.

INCORRECT!

ABOVE => over; higher up than.

CORRECT!

AMONG => used to refer to things which are not clearly separated.

INCORRECT!

ON => touching a surface or an object.

CORRECT!

AT => in a particular place.

INCORRECT!

ON => touching a surface or an object.

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