How to choose from A or IN preposition
A preposition is one word which is usually followed by a noun or a pronoun.
Each preposition can play different functions. Different prepositions have similar uses.
Prepositions show how people and things relate to the rest of the sentence,
But how to choose from IN or A preposition?
We use IN
We use A
– With continents, countries, regions
– With addresses
– With islands
– With cities and towns
A New York
There are many cases where it is not possible to give a precise rule
Here are some tips to help you memorise the use of these propositions.
WE USE IN
Means of transport:
With names ending in -IA
It may help to know that most of the names using preposition IN are female, most of the names using the A are male.
WE USE IN:
WE USE A:
With female names
Some male names
With male names
al cinema (irregular masculine)
Some female names
Very often preposition of the question is the same in the answer
Q: A che ora arriva Paolo?
A: A mezzogiorno
Q: In che stanza mettiamo il mobile?
A: In soggiorno
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