Prepositions of Movement

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Prepositions of Movement :

We use to in order to express movement toward a place.

  • They were driving to work together.

  • She's going to the dentist's office this morning.

  • Toward and towards are also helpful prepositions to express movement. These are simply variant spellings of the same word; use whichever sounds better to you.

  • We're moving toward the light.

  • This is a big step towards the project's completion.

  • With the words home, downtown, uptown, inside, outside, downstairs, upstairs, we use no preposition.

  • Grandma went upstairs.

  • Grandpa went home.

  • They both went outside.

  • Related Links :

  • Common Prepositions

  • End a Sentence with a Preposition

  • Prepositions of Time

  • Prepositions of Place

  • Prepositions of Location

  • Prepositions of Movement

  • Prepositions with Nouns

  • Prepositions with Adjectives

  • Prepositions with Verbs

  • Idiomatic Expressions with Prepositions

  • Unnecessary Prepositions

  • Prepositions in Parallel Form

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