There are so many ways to get objects where and how we want them! Let’s have a look at most of them, from the free-form to the highly precise.
Note: With almost all of these, holding down the option/Alt key yields a copy of your object rather than transforming the original.
With the Selection Tool—Two Ways
This will not be a surprise: if you drag an object with the Selection tool, you move it (avoiding the Content Grabber if it’s an image frame, unless you wish to move the image within its frame). Holding down the option/Alt key as you drag creates a copy of the object at the location where you release the mouse.
A second, ...