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    below and under

    which of the 2 prepositions "below and under" the right preposition to use in this sentence," The old man sat _____the shade of the tree.

  1. Yiagos
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    Re: below and under

    I am not a teacher, native English spoken either, but I think the suitable preposition is under.
    For example we say the temperature outside is below zero
    Last edited by Yiagos; 21-Dec-2013 at 15:24.

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    Re: below and under

    Quote Originally Posted by babysam_12 View Post
    which of the 2 prepositions "below and under" the right preposition to use in this sentence," The old man sat _____the shade of the tree.
    I would use "under" or "in".

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    Can we use inside?

    Mike, in preposition is near to my mother tongue. But what's the difference if we prefer the preposition inside?

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    Re: Can we use inside?

    Quote Originally Posted by Yiagos View Post
    Mike, in preposition is near to my mother tongue. But what's the difference if we prefer the preposition inside?
    In your sentence, with temperature, either "outside" or "inside" will work. But, hopefully, it will never be below zero "inside".

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