Learn English Grammar – Prepositions of place
- Inside/ Outside
eg. There are 2 persons in/inside the bank. 5 persons are waiting outside the bank.
- Up/ Down
eg. She’s going up the steps, and he’s coming down the steps.
- At/ From/ To
eg. The taxi is at the taxi stand. It’s going from Delhi to Rajasthan.
eg. There is a mall beyond the temple. (on the other side of)
- Above/ Below
eg. There is a scenery above the curtains. There is a chair below the shelf.
- Off/ Onto
eg. She is taking the flowers off the bucket and putting them on/onto the shelves.
- Next to/ By/ Beside/ Close to/ Near
eg. The dog is sitting next to/by/beside the man. They are sitting close to/ near the restroom.
- Away from/ Towards
eg. The bus is travelling away from Bangalore and towards Goa.
eg. The Girl is leaning against the wall.
- In front of/ Behind/ Between
eg. The bike is in front of the bus. The truck is behind the bus. The bus is in between the bike and the truck.