except, for,from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, onto, out, outside, over, past, regarding, since, through, throughout, to, toward, under, underneath, until, up, upon, with, within, without.
Prepositions of location
Most important prepositions:
At, in, on, near, by, next to, beside, across from, opposite, below, under, above, over, between, among, in front of, behind, on the left, on the right, at the top of, at the bottom of, inside, outside.
Some of those prepositions (next to, on the left, at the top of) are called 'compound prepositions.
in ( space with limits)
country, state, city
John lives at number 12, on 1st Avenue, in Reno (in Nevada) (in the USA)
Mind the context.
I'm meeting Sarah at the corner.
The bank ison the corner of the street.
The broom is in the corner of the kitchen.
at the front of the house.
on the front of a sheet of paper.
in the front of a car.
near / by / next to / beside
We live near the bank
The cat is sleeping by the fireplace.
next to :
We live next to the bank.
beside (= next to)
beside: very close to the side of someone or something:
The dog sat beside Suzan.
opposite = across (from)
verb + opposite + noun (or pronoun)
Our daughter was sitting opposite us (across from us) on the train.
The park is opposite the school.
Opposite is never used with 'of'.
below / under / above / over
The fish swims below the surface of the water.
The baby is under the blanket.
There are clouds above the town.
She is wearing a shawl over her shoulders.
below above (non touching) under over
between / among
between 2 things or people
A young child between his parents.
among is used with several things or people
Can you see this house hidden among the trees? (there are more than two trees)
in front of / behind
in front of
He is sitting in front of the computer
The letter box is in front of the newsagent's.
He is hiding behind the fence.
inside / outside
'inside' or 'in' My keys are inside (in) my bag. Tom is inside (in) the house.