PREPOSITIONS They were in England in 1998. I was at the library. Can I speak to you? I was at a conference? He writes for two hours until bedtime. Yesterday there was a lecture at the museum.
PREPOSITIONS OF LOCATION My book is on my desk. In (a): On = preposition My desk = object of the preposition On my desk = a prepositional phrase
PREPOSITIONS OF LOCATION Tom lives in the United States. He lives in New York City. He lives on Hill Street. He lives at 4472 Hill Street. A person lives: - In a country and in a city. - On a street, avenue, road, etc. - At an address
SOME PREPOSITIONS OF LOCATION Above The sun is above the earth.
SOME PREPOSITIONS OF LOCATION Around We flew around the world.
BEHIND Behind The cat was hiding behind the tree.
BELOW Below The roots of the tree grew below the water line.
BESIDE Beside The cupcake is beside the coffee cup.
BETWEEN Between There is a cute puppy between two bunnies.
FAR AWAY FROM Far Away From The moon is far away from the bird.
IN BACK OF In back of The cup is in back of the cupcake.
IN FRONT OF In front of The coffee cup is in front of the book.
ON TOP OF On top of The man is on top of the horse.
NEXT TO Next to Knut, the Polar Bear is next to the man.
OUTSIDE OUTSIDE The flowers are outside of the house.
ON TOP OF On top of The butterfly is on top of the flower.