Speak About:



Past to Present


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

At the Office

Prepositions of Place, Similarity and Function

Use 'in' with countries, cities, towns and regions.


Our client needs to evaluate assets and liabilities in the city of Atlanta for himself.

In Michigan, a debtor's privacy rights are revocable in the case of delinquency.

Use 'at' for place in a city, town or village.


She checks her bank balance at the Bank.

I'll meet you at the loan liquidity forum at the Hyatt.

Like and As

Use 'like' as a preposition to express that two are objects are similar in some characteristic.


Overdraft protection is like a safety blanket for your finances.

These are outstanding credits like the ones I sent out last week.

Use 'as' to express the function that a person takes in an organization.


Sam works as a portfolio manager.

Tom, in his role as the project manager, is responsible for the due diligence.