There is a lot of confusion about the prepositions AT, IN, ON related to place.
The prepositions IN, ON, AT can be used to locate something.
Here are some explanations altogether with example sentences.
AT is used to describe the position of something at a particular place.
at the bus (railway) station, airport
at the entrance /door /gate
at the crossroads /junction
at the top of the mountain/hill/ building
at Clare’s house / at home
They were very proud when they arrived at the top of the mountain.
You can call me on my stable phone. I’ll be at home all day.
Jane was standing at the door when she saw them coming.
IN is used to describe the position of something within a closed space.
In a bus / car / taxi
In a building / restaurant/ cafe / school / hospital
In a bag / suitcase / wallet
In London / New York
In Mexico / the UK
in the news / magazine / newspaper
She found some clothes in her wardrobe.
She was watching around while driving in a taxi.
I’ve never lived in Mexico.
ON is used to describe a position on top of a surface of something.
On the wall/ celling/
On the table / desk / shelf
On the floor / carpet / rug
On a street / road
On a river / beach / coast / island
On the website / page / screen
They hang a picture on the wall.
Your keys are on the table.
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