字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 What's the difference between 'on', 'in', 'onto' and 'into'? Do we have to add 'to'? Does it matter? Does it make a difference? What's the meaning of life? In this video, we'll answer all of those questions, but, first, we need to focus on the prepositions 'on' and 'in'. Where is Aly? He is 'inside' or 'in' the pool. Where's Tom? 'Outside' or 'out' of the pool. Where's the fish? 'On' a plate. Where is my phone? 'In' my pocket. So, 'in', 'out', 'off', 'on': they show the location of objects. My phone is 'in' my pocket, Aly is 'in' the pool. But, if we talk about movement, 'from off to on', or 'from out to in', then we must add 'to'. For example: I 'put' a fish 'onto' the plate. I 'put' the tweezers 'into' my pocket. Do I have to add 'to'? Couldn't I just say 'I put the fish on a plate', 'I put the phone in my pocket'? Yes, you could say that! But that's why we use 'to', to show movement. Now, be careful, we say 'onto something', but we don't say '"offto" something' - it's just off. The same with 'into', that's okay, 'outto', no! Here's your test! So, Aly and Tom are peeing. But, where are they peeing? One of them is peeing 'in' the pool, one of them is peeing 'into' the pool. Did you guess correct? Aly is peeing 'in' the pool because that's his location: He is in the pool. Tom is peeing 'into' the pool because his pee is going from out to in the pool. I know that was a gross example, but when someone asks you what the difference is, you'll remember. See you next time! You can support and vote on future lessons of Papa Teach Me! Click this link for more details. Oh, and the meaning of life is Pancakes!