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Prepositions of movement

Movement to or from a place

  • Away from (distancing oneself from a place).
  • Down (moving to a lower positioned place).
  • From (starting point of a changing of position).
  • To (destination of a changing of position).
  • Up (moving to a higher positioned place).

Movement from one side to another

  • Across (passing through a path, street… to reach a destination).
  • Along (walking by the side of an extended place to reach a destination).

Changing position

  • In/into (entering a 3-dimensional place).
  • Off (changing a position by leaving the previous place).
  • On/onto (positioning on the top of a 3-dimensional place having contact with the place).
  • Out of (leaving a 3-dimensional place).
  • Over (positioning on the top of a 3-dimensional place without having contact with the place).
  • Under (positioning below a 3-dimensional place).

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