¿Cómo usar correctamente “Behind, next to, near, below»?

Behind, next to, near, below

We use these prepositions of place to describe where something is.  In order to give an accurate description, it is important to understand the subtle differences between many of them, like near (close to) and next to (parallel to).

 

Our house is next to a park.  – Nuestra casa está al lado de un parque.

Be careful. There is a light post behind your car. – Ten cuidado. Hay una farola detrás de tu coche.

The captain is sleeping below deck.  – El capitán está durmiendo bajo cubierta.

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