Prepositions of location describe where someone or something is located in relation to someone else or something else.
Prepositions of location in French
The following prepositions are used to indicate relative physical positions of one thing to another :
|on/on top of
|in front of
Now look at these examples:
La lampe est sur le bureau.The lamp is on the desk.
La boulangerie est dans le centre commercial.The bakery is in the shopping mall.
Il est devant la poste.He is in front of the post office.
Je suis assis entre Léa et Tim.I'm sitting between Léa and Tim.
Qui est derrière toi ?Who is behind you?
Ta chaussure est sous le lit.Your shoe is under the bed.
Although the prepositions above are straighforward, in general, the choice of which preposition to use in different contexts varies.
You can't translate literally to/from English, but you will learn through experience!
Prepositions are words that are placed before a noun indicating the noun's relationship to another word in the sentence. (pre position = place before)
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