Preposition of place
The use of prepositions
We commonly use prepositions to show a relationship in space or time or a logical relationship between two or more people, places or things. Prepositions are most commonly followed by a noun phrase or pronoun.
(Restricted from: Prepositions - English Grammar Today - Cambridge Dictionary )
What does a preposition do? What is its purpose?
Shows the relationship between a noun and a verb.
Shows the relationship between a noun and an adjective.
Shows the relationship between a noun/pronoun and another word in the sentence.
Shows the relationship between a verb and an adverb.
The notebook is .................. the CD player.
in front of
HE IS SLEEPING………… THE SOFA
above or higher than something else, sometimes so that one thing covers the other
1.from one end or side of something to the other
2. from the beginning to the end of a period of time
1.from one side to the other side of, or at the other side of
2. from one side to the other of something with clear limits, such as an area of land, a road, or a river
The plane flew ________ the paddy field before landing.
The couple is walking _____________ the bridge near their house.
The dog is jumping ____________ the hoop at high speed.