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BA sentences  with location complements often use zài phrases.

我把画挂在墙上。

wǒ bǎ huà guà zài qiáng shàng 。

I hung the picture on the wall.

妈妈把花儿插在花瓶里。

mā mā bǎ huā ér chā zài huā píng lǐ 。

Mother put the flowers in the vase.

妹妹把压岁钱放在枕头下。

mèi mèi bǎ yā suì qián fàng zài zhěn tóu xià 。

(My) younger sister put her new-year lucky money under (her) pillow.

[1] Yip, P. C., Rimmington, D., Xiaoming, Z., & Henson, R. (2009). Basic Chinese: a grammar and workbook. Taylor & Francis.
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