Prepositions of place before and behind show positional relationships.
It helps when learning them to know how they show the place or position of one
word, or person, or object, in relation to another.
Look over the list and do the prepositions of place exercise checking your answers
ACROSS = past a certain or imaginary boundary
You can see across the field to the forest.
AFTER = a position following
Shut the door after you, it's cold out.
BEFORE = A. a position preceding B. In the presence of
A. Your name should come before your address on the envelope.
B. The criminal must come before the judge for sentencing.
BEHIND = a position further back
There's a vicious dog behind you. Quick, run!
FACING = Looking towards, or at, something
We got a room facing the sea for our vacation.
IN FRONT OF = a position further ahead, or forward
My wife seems to spend time a lot of time in front of the mirror.
OPPOSITE = Looking towards something (very similar to facing)
There's a new hospital going up opposite our house. It's going to spoil our view!
OVER = on the opposite side of
The bank is over the road from the post office.
Prepositions of Place
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