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I am always confused with the usage of some preposition phrases such as "in the tree" or "on the tree". Who can tell me how to distinguish between them. Thanks a lot!
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The birds were sitting in the tree - they were sitting on the branches inside the leaf canopy.
The birds were sitting on the tree-branch - they were on top of the branch.
Put that book in the box = put it inside.
Put that book on the box = put it on the top surface.