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Unit 9.2

Prepositions of Place – extension

Prepositions

Prepositions are small words that connect elements in a sentence. They are essential because they provide additional details about the sentence.

We use the prepositions of place to locate an event in a space frame.

Prepositions of place are used to locate an event in its physical location.

The most commonly used are: under, next to, above, behind, between, over, opposite, below, in front of, near

  • The mountain boots are under the bed.
  • The coat is next to the backpack.
  • She hung a picture above the fireplace.
  • Two people are standing behind George.
  • The pilot stands between those two air hostesses.
  • They hung a clock over the sofa.
  • The bakery is opposite my father’s restaurant.

The prepositions of place are used to express the position of things in terms of location.

Prepositions of place are used to locate an event in its physical location.

The most commonly used are: under, next to, behind, in front of, between, above, below, over, opposite, near…

For example:
— “My chocolate is under the table.” = We use under to locate thing (chocolate).

Let’s revise this content within the {Form} section. Take a look at the {Example} section that shows its use within a context.

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