in front

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

in front

  1. In the position ahead. Often with of.
    The leader, Jones, is well in front.
    Hughes is in front of Smith, but behind Jackson.
    I wasn't concentrating, and I crashed into the car in front.
  2. In the position where it can be seen.
    Put your hands in front of you, on the desk.
  3. In the position opposite.
    Sit in front of the computer.
  4. In the position nearest.
    Put your book in front where it will be easier to reach.
  5. In the most forward position.
    This car will seat two people in front and three in the back.
    The one with a garden in front (that is, at the front of it).

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