Prepositions of space (Examples)

Prepositions of space indicate position and direction.

aboard or on board

  • How many people were aboard the train?
  • No weapons of any kind may be taken on board the plane.

above

  • There is a name board above the door

across

  • They rowed across the river.

after

  • Tom ran after Jerry to catch him.

against

  • Faaisha leaned against the wall

ahead of

  • He finished the swimming test 50 seconds ahead of the other candidates

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