Prepositions movement and direction

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Prepositions movement and direction

  1. 1. Prepositionsmovement and direction<br />
  2. 2. Some prepositions are usedexclusively to indicatemovementordirection.<br />Some examples are:<br />into<br />out of<br />toward<br />awayfrom<br />up<br />down<br />off<br />
  3. 3. into<br />She’sgoingintothe pool.<br />He’sputtingthe pizza intotheoven<br />
  4. 4. out of<br />She’swalkingout ofthehouse<br />She’stakingthedishout oftheoven.<br />
  5. 5. toward: in thedirectionofawayfrom: in theoppositedirectionof<br />He is runningawayfromthedogs<br />Thepricess is walkingtowardthecastle.<br />
  6. 6. upanddown<br />Thejeep is goingupthehill.<br />Thekayak is goingdowntheriver<br />
  7. 7. off: whenthecontactbetweentwothings is removed.<br />Thepoormanjustfelloffhishorse.<br />She’stakingoffhershoes<br />
  8. 8. Otherprepositionscanindicatemovementanddirectionorpositiondependingonthesituation.<br />Some examples are:<br />along<br />across<br />around<br />over<br />under<br />
  9. 9. along<br />Thestripes are alongthelegs.<br />(position)<br />Theprettygeisha is walkingalongthestreet.<br />(movement)<br />
  10. 10. across<br />There is a light bluestripeacrossthe front oftheshirt.<br />(position)<br />The Beatles are walkingacrossthestreet.<br />(movement)<br />
  11. 11. around<br />They are runningaroundthetrack.<br />(movement)<br />Shehas a LEGObeltaroundherwaist.<br />(position)<br />
  12. 12. above/over andunder<br />The plane is flyingabove/overtheclouds.<br />She’swalkingunder a ladder.<br />

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