Preposition Practice: In, Into, On, and At

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Complete each of the following ​sentences with the appropriate preposition: in, into, on, or at. When you're done, compare your responses with the answers below.

Assignment

  1. Slocum stepped (in, into, on, or at) the elevator and pressed the button for the fifth floor.
  2. As Slocum stood silently (in, into, on, or at) the elevator, the woman beside him began to sing.
  3. The woman was wearing a paper crown (in, into, on, or at) her head.
  1. Slocum was scheduled for an appointment in the clinic (in, into, on, or at) the fifth floor.
  2. He was due for his appointment (in, into, on, or at) five minutes.
  3. Slocum spotted a large dead roach (in, into, on, or at) the greasy floor of the elevator.
  4. Slocum stared (in, into, on, or at) the roach for a few seconds and then closed his eyes.
  5. He slipped (in, into, on, or at) a familiar fantasy world.
  6. In that world, dolphins were swimming (in, into, on, or at) a circle around him.
  7. When the doors opened (in, into, on, or at) the fifth floor, the elevator was empty.

Answers

Here you'll find the answers (in bold) to the above exercise.

  1. Slocum stepped into the elevator and pressed the button for the fifth floor.
  2. As Slocum stood silently in the elevator, the woman beside him began to sing.
  3. The woman was wearing a paper crown on her head.
  4. Slocum was scheduled for an appointment in the clinic on the fifth floor.
  1. He was due for his appointment in five minutes.
  2. Slocum spotted a large dead roach on the greasy floor of the elevator.
  3. Slocum stared at the roach for a few seconds and then closed his eyes.
  4. He slipped into a familiar fantasy world.
  5. In that world, dolphins were swimming in a circle around him.
  6. When the doors opened on the fifth floor, the elevator was empty.