Grade 5, English Olympiad (CBSE) - Preposition (in, into, inside) 

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Grade 5  |   English  |   Preposition (in, into, inside), Preposition and Conjunction, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO

1. In

Usages: Denotes position or movement within something.

E.g.

The teacher is sitting in the class.

Incorrect: He is swimming into the swimming pool.

Correct: He is swimming in the swimming pool.

 

2. Into

Usages: Denotes a movement from outside of something into something.

E.g.

Incorrect: He jumped in the swimming pool.

Correct: He jumped into the swimming pool.

 

3. Inside

Usages: Inside has a similar meaning as "in" but is used when the emphasis is on location. It also used to give a feeling of enclosed within or something which is contained within something but cannot be seen from outside.

E.g.

It was very cold inside the room.

What is inside that box?


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