Prepositions 2
Sometimes two prepositions are used in the same sentence as in 'All the sheep were INSIDE a pen ON the hillside'.

Prepositions 2

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Many prepositions indicate place, location or position. Prepositions are important for English sentence structure - they add meaning to a sentence.

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1.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The island is far across the sea beyond the horizon.
across, beyond
is, far
island, horizon
sea, horizon
2.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The waterfall is behind the river bend next to the forest.
behind, next to
river, forest
waterfall, forest
waterfall, river
3.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The clock hangs on the wall just below the picture.
clock, picture
clock, wall
hang, picture
on, below
'on' and 'below' show the position of the clock
4.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The bookshop is opposite the station next to the field.
bookshop, station
is, next to
opposite, next to
station, field
These prepositions show the location of the bookshop
5.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The bird's nest is between the rocks underneath the cliff.
between, underneath
is, undergrowth
next, rocks
rocks, cliff
6.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
Your coffee is on the table under the tree in the garden.
coffee, table, garden
coffee, table, tree
on, under, in
Your, is, the
The prepositions show where your coffee is to be found
7.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The airplane flies above the clouds and across the sea.
above, across
aeroplane, clouds
clouds, sea
flies, across
8.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
Walk beside the river until you reach the bend.
beside, until
river, bend
Walk, bend
Walk, reach
9.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The ladder is leaning against the wall inside the garage.
against, inside
ladder, wall
leaning, inside
wall, garage
10.
Select the prepositions from the following sentence.
The book is on the table underneath the cup of tea.
book, cup
book, table
is, tea
on, underneath
These prepositions show the position of the book
Author:  Sue Daish

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