Prepositions of Directions

Prepositions

Words we use before nouns or pronouns to show their relationship with other words in the sentence. Example: behind (the tree), across (Maple Street), down (the stairs)

Prepositions of direction

A type of prepositions that express how to get from one place to another.

Directions

instructions on how to do something; how to get to one place to another

around

in a circular way

close to

near

through

from one point to the next

toward

in the direction of

up

from low to high

down

from high to low

past

on the farther side.

turn left

A turn that brings a person's front to face the way their left side did before.

turn right

A turn that brings a person's front to face the way their right side did before.