on board on campus on clay on court on death row on deck on dry land on earth on grass on land on location on set on site on stage on the/my beat on the coast on the/my doorstep on the earth on the field on the floor on the ground on the pavement on the pitch on the premises on the quay on the roof on the scene on the shore on the sidewalk on the spot on the street on the waterfront on ... soil on ... territory on my deathbed
The 'premises' groupThese nouns refer to places. This includes:
places where sport is played e.g. court, field
places where drama is performed e.g. set, stage
The winner is due on court shortly for his second round match.
'He was the best player on the field,' Ferguson said.
But when you live on an island you are at nature's beck and call.
The film was shot on location in Washington DC.
Everything on offer at this attractive tea house is made on the premises.
Armed police are on the scene and trained negotiators are talking to the man.
The sooner he is back on British soil the better.
On stage they were deliciously unpredictable.
The following are used as normal count nouns:
beach catwalk farm island ward