Preposition of Directions and Its Uses Explained

In this post students will learn preposition directions and its all uses will be explained in detail with their relevant examples for the beginner. If any students has not visit our previous lectures yet on preposition, then they are requested to visit those lecture first on this website.

 

Preposition of Directions

Following are the preposition of directions:

  1. Towards
  2. To
  3. For
  4. Through
  5. Against
  6. Across
  7. Along
  8. Into
  9. Up
  10. Over
  11. Down

 

Use of Preposition “TO” or “FOR” in Sentence

“To” and “For” are used for destination.

For example:

  • Diana is going to School.
  • My girlfriend brought brunch for me. (Physically transfer, It means lunch has been brought physical for me, for my beneift)

Note: Use “to” when the reason  is a verb. Use “for” when the reason is a noun.

 

Use of Preposition of directions “Towards” in Sentence

Preposition “Towards” is used for direction but not for destination.

For Example:

  • He went towards the Airport.
  • She came towards the Police line.

 

Use of Preposition “Along” in sentence

Preposition “Along” is used for Parallel.

For Example:

  • He is walking along the beach.
  • She is running along the bank.
  • Theft cross along the boundary.

 

Use of Preposition “Against” in Sentence

Preposition “Against” is used for “In contravention of”, “opposite”. 

For Example:

  • Trump fought against
  • Michael is always against the girls.
  • Lizard runs against the wall.

 

Use of Preposition of directions “Across” in Sentence

Preposition “Across” is used for “On the opposite side of”, “From one side to another”, “Both side”, “Come Across”. 

For Example:

  • My sister lives across the river. (It shows Opposition Side of)
  • A bridge is laid across the river. (It shows from one side to another)
  • Amaar and Sumbal were going across the desert. (It shows both side)
  • I came across a beautiful sight when I was driving. (It shows came across)

 

Use of Preposition “Into” in Sentence

It is used to indicate the direction while moving. It means when some when is directional movement, we use “into”.

For Example:

  • She put the water into the jug.
  • He jumped into the swimming pool.

 

Use of Preposition “through” in Sentence

It is used to indicate the direction when someone is passing through one side of opening to the other side of opening like a (tunnel) and when something is surrounded by. 

For Example:

  • Thieve went through the window.
  • I drove through the square at full speed without looking right and left.
  • They slogged through the mud for hours.

 

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  1. March 12, 2022

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