Usage of some prepositions
IN & AT
In is used with names of countries and large towns. Eg:He lives in India
whereas at is more often used when speaking of small towns and villages.
Eg:He lies at Andheri in Mumbai. n We use in with the names of streets and at when we give the house number.
Eg:He lives in Church street.
He lives at 45 church street. nWe also use at when we talk about group activities and shops/workplaces.Did you see Shobha at the party?
3. ON– It is used when we think of a place as a surface.Eg:Put it on the table.
4. TILL & TO –Till is used for time and to is used for place.
Eg:He slept till 8 p.m.
He walked to the road.
5. With & By– With often denotes the instrument and by the agent.Eg:He killed two birds with one stone.
6.In & within –In before a noun denoting a period of time means at the end of ;within means before the end of.
Eg: I shall return in an hour.
I shall return within an hour