This unit gives you examples of away, here, in, off, on, on top of, out of, over, under, underneath, with and without when we are talking about objects, parts of the body and clothes.


There's only a little paper in the package.

I couldn't read the instructions on the package.

I sat down in the office.

I sat down on the chair.

I've got a pain in my back.

He messaged me on the back.

He was holding something in his hand.

He had a nasty paper cut on his hand.

It's late. The clients are all leaving in their cars.

He sat on the bench for a minute to rest.

We sat in comfortable armchairs.

We sat on hard, uncomfortable chairs.

Take the sugar out of the cupboard.

Take the books off the shelf.


Who is that woman in the green dress/ blue shoes/ red hat?

Who is that man with the black umbrella/ beard/ glasses?

You can't go out without a coat; it's too cold.

I put a jacket on to keep warm.

It was very hot so I took my jacket off.

The coat was small; I couldn't get it on over my sweater.

He had a sweater on under his coat because it was cold.


I found my pen underneath a pile of papers.

The new fax machine was on top of the cupboard.

Come here!

Go away!

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