Prepositions of place


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Prepositions of place

  1. 1. Prepositions of Place Gonzalo Smith Sifuentes Zavala
  2. 2. Prepositions of Place <ul><li>Prepositions of place indicate the position , location , distance. </li></ul>
  3. 4. At <ul><li>In or near the area occupied by; in or near the location of </li></ul>
  4. 5. In <ul><li>inside; within </li></ul>
  5. 7. On <ul><li>Used to indicate position above and supported by or in contact with </li></ul>
  6. 8. on a page in a car at the front desk on the menu in a building at the crossroads on the carpet in my wallet at the entrance on the floor in my pocket at the end of the road on the cover in a box at the top of the page on the door in France at the door on the ceiling in London at the bus stop on the wall in the garden at the corner SURFACE ENCLOSED SPACE POINT on in at
  7. 10. Behind <ul><li>At the back of or in the rear of </li></ul><ul><li>e.g The ant is behind the fence. </li></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>Richard is behind the sofa </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>The sheep is behind the tree. </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Carlos is behind the door. </li></ul>
  11. 14. Under <ul><li>In a lower position or place than </li></ul><ul><li>e.g The teacher is under the desk </li></ul>
  12. 16. Next to <ul><li>Nearest in space or position; adjacent </li></ul><ul><li>Beside : At the side of; next to </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>The tree is next to the house. </li></ul>
  14. 18. In front of <ul><li>At or in the front </li></ul>
  15. 20. <ul><li>The car is in front of the house </li></ul>
  16. 21. Over <ul><li>In or at a position above or higher than </li></ul><ul><li>e.g The cat is jumping over the box </li></ul>
  17. 23. Between <ul><li>at a point or in a region intermediate to two other points in space </li></ul><ul><li>e.g The ball is between the box and the </li></ul><ul><li>bear </li></ul>
  18. 24. <ul><li>The martian is between the boy and the girl </li></ul>
  19. 25. Near <ul><li>To, at, or within a short distance or interval in space . </li></ul><ul><li>e.g The sheep is near the yellow flower </li></ul>
  20. 27. Far <ul><li>To, from, or at considerable distance. </li></ul><ul><li>e.g The moon is far from here </li></ul>
  21. 28. <ul><li>The bank is far from the school </li></ul>
  22. 29. Across from <ul><li>from one side to the other side of </li></ul><ul><li>e.g The bookstore is across from the music </li></ul><ul><li>store </li></ul>