Prepositions of direction show us to where or in which direction something moves.

Here are some of the most common.




over The young woman is jumping over the puddle.

above The picture hangs above my bed.

onto - The cat jumped onto the roof.

on - The photo hangs on the wall.

toward - When I saw Jamil, he was walking toward his office.

to - We went to London last week.

into  - He is walking into the house.

under - The secret tunnel ran under the Berlin Wall.

out of - The cat jumped out of the window.

from - He lives in Canada but he’s from New York.

beside - Our house is beside the supermarket.

away from - Stay away from Tom.

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