Prepositions of Place Exercises (With Printable PDF)

In English grammar, prepositions of place are used to pinpoint the location of a person, a place, or an object. Some people wrongly believe that the only prepositions of place are in, at, and on. However, English also includes prepositions that indicate location, such as in front of or behind. Here is your dose of preposition practice online to help you understand how to use them.

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Prepositions of Place Exercise #1

Prepositions of Place Exercise #1

Fill in the spaces with the correct prepositions of place.
Ex. The cat loves sleeping ____ top of the table. Answer: on

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Prepositions of Place Exercise #2

Prepositions of Place Exercise #2

Choose the right options to fill the gaps in the following preposition English exercise.

Sometimes you just have to think _______ the box.
I threw the ball ______ those two trees.
Greg couldn’t buy a bus ticket. He left his wallet _____ home.
If you want to apply for a job with us, please leave your resume ______ the front desk.
He didn’t say a word. He just stood there, ________ the window.
I have all my paintings hung ______ the couch.
I spend my entire last summer _____ Italy.
I’ll meet you _____ the pub.
Can you please get rid of that fly _____ the ceiling?
I can’t find my keys. I swear I had them _______ my pocket.
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Prepositions of Place Exercise #3

Prepositions of Place Exercise #3

Identify which preposition of place the following definitions refer to.

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