Speak About:

Present

Past

Past to Present

Future

Abilities - Responsibilities

Asking Questions

Choosing the Right Phrase

Combining Verbs

Explaining Ideas

Describing Your World

Complex Ideas

Relating Ideas, People, Objects

Speaking about Objects

Wondering about Situations

Between Things

Prepositions of Place

In

Use 'in' in a spatial sense:

Example:

The payment order is set up for the last payment to be in January.

Most savings accounts are handled in the private banking sector.

Into

Use 'into' when you move from one space into another space.

Example:

I logged into the computer to generate an outstanding credits report.

He shifted his business interests into the real estate dealings.

On

Use 'on' with one object is 'on' another object such as various surfaces:

Example:

He decided it was time to reach an agreement and laid his cards on the table, so to speak.

Why is there a voucher on the desk?

Onto

Use 'onto' to indicate movement when taking something from some place and putting it onto an object such as a table, countertop, etc.

Example:

He put the second mortgage paperwork onto the top of the stack.

I placed the revocable item onto the spreadsheet.

Near

Use 'near' when an object is close to another object

Example:

Our overhead costs in the office near Dallas are very low.

Our overhead costs are near their all time high.

In Front Of

Use 'in front of' when an object is placed ahead of another object.

Example:

That's Peter with the government bond in front of the building.

Between

Use 'between' when one object is in the middle of two other objects.

Example:

Look for the start-up costs section between chapters two and three.

What is the difference between a money order and a bankers order?