Finished watching the lesson, now it’s time to take a test to see how much have you learned from this lesson.
In this lesson, you will learn the difference between ‘in’ and ‘inside’. They cannot be used interchangeably.
In is used in general in the context, to be at a place or participate in something. It does not always mean that you are confined to walls.
- Example: I am in the group. (participate in the group)
- Example: We are in China. (not ‘inside’ as you are not confined to walls)
- Example: The students stood in a circle. (formed a circle)
- Example: The jacket comes in four sizes. (available in 4 sizes)
Inside is used when you say something is physically enclosed or confined to a barrier.
- Example: The clothes are inside the wardrobe. ( the clothes are confined to the walls of the wardrobe)
- Example: The books are inside the drawer. (physically enclosed)
- Example: The students stood inside the circle. (they were inside the boundaries of the circle drawn on the ground)
- Example: The mobile is inside the pocket.