Prepositions in the IELTS Test

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Prepositions in the IELTS Test

  1. 1. Prepositions in the IELTS Test www.jroozreview.com
  2. 2. Prepositions are used to link words or phrases to a part of the sentence.www.jroozreview.com
  3. 3. commonly used prepositions www.jroozreview.com
  4. 4. www.jroozreview.com show a position or location that is higher to something else and “below/under/beneath” for a lower position or location.
  5. 5. Sample sentences: The books are placed above the shelves. www.jroozreview.com
  6. 6. Under the sea, you can see a lot of unknown creatures. www.jroozreview.com
  7. 7. Beneath this drawer is a wooden cabinet. www.jroozreview.com
  8. 8. to describe two people or things that are very close to each other with nothing in between them. www.jroozreview.com
  9. 9. Sample sentences: A new restaurant has just opened beside the bank. restaurant bank www.jroozreview.com
  10. 10. www.jroozreview.com I sit beside my best friend in class.
  11. 11. www.jroozreview.com to describe a position or location which is in or into the space that separates two places, people or objects.
  12. 12. Sample sentences: www.jroozreview.com I saw some money between the pages of his books.
  13. 13. www.jroozreview.com The man is standing between the table and the chair.
  14. 14. www.jroozreview.com “In front of” is used to point a location which is close to the front part of something while “in back of” is the opposite.
  15. 15. Sample sentences: www.jroozreview.com A note has been attached in back of his suit.
  16. 16. www.jroozreview.com The man is fixing his tie in front of the mirror.
  17. 17. www.jroozreview.com - used to talk about a country or city, or when someone or something is inside or within the confines of a certain place.
  18. 18. Sample sentence: www.jroozreview.cm Most of my students live in Seoul.
  19. 19. www.jroozreview.cm She found her mobile phone inside the drawer.
  20. 20. www.jroozreview.com - are used to show that something is placed outside an enclosed area.
  21. 21. Sample sentences: www.jroozreview.cm She is playing with her kids outside their house.
  22. 22. www.jroozreview.cm He went out of the room and cried.
  23. 23. www.jroozreview.com to show that something is in a position above something else and touching it
  24. 24. www.jroozreview.com The butler placed the groceries on the kitchen counter. Sample sentences:
  25. 25. www.jroozreview.com The clock on the wall is huge.
  26. 26. used for a direction down or away from a position or place, or with actions in which something is removed or removes itself from another thing.
  27. 27. www.jroozreview.com Please put your feet off the table. Sample sentences:
  28. 28. www.jroozreview.com I saw the little girl fell off her bicycle.
  29. 29. We use across to show that something is on the opposite side of a certain reference point.
  30. 30. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: There is a drinking fountain across the plaza.
  31. 31. www.jroozreview.com “Up” shows a higher level or position, or a location at the top of something. “Down” is used in or towards a low position from a higher one.
  32. 32. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: Jack went up the hill.
  33. 33. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: They ran down the stairs and hurt themselves.
  34. 34. www.jroozreview.com It is used to show a position or direction surrounding something, or in a direction going along the edge of, or from one part to another.
  35. 35. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: There is a meat shop just around the corner.
  36. 36. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: We walked around the plaza and saw lots of cafes.
  37. 37. It shows a direction towards the inside or middle of something and about to be contained, surrounded or closed off by it.
  38. 38. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: The little children jumped into the pool without their floaters.
  39. 39. www.jroozreview.com This is used to show that something is close to another object.
  40. 40. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: The fire that happened last night was near my house.
  41. 41. This is used to show a direction from one end or side of something to the other.
  42. 42. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: A huge bat flew through the room and scared the students.
  43. 43. www.jroozreview.com This is used to indicate the purpose of an action and duration of time.
  44. 44. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: My uncle is running for the senate on the next elections.
  45. 45. This is used to show that you’re in the company or presence of a person or thing. It is also used to show that you have or include something, or to show a method that you are using.
  46. 46. www.jroozreview.com Sample sentences: I sliced the bread with this knife.
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