Prepositions of Movement

Prepositions of Movement :

TO, TOWARD and TOWARDS are used as Prepositions of Movement.

TO is used in order to express movements towards a place.

1. They were driving to work together.
2. She is going to the dentist’s office, this morning.
3. We are going to a movie today evening.
4. Where are you walking to?

TOWARD and TOWARDS are also helpful prepositions to express movements. They are variant spellings of the same word. They can be used interchangeably according to the context.

1. We are moving toward the light.
2. The project is progreesing towards the expected result.
3. This is a big step towards the completion of the project.

NOTE : Prepositions are NOT usedf with words such as home, downtown, uptown, inside, outside, downstairs and upstairs.

1. My father went upstairs.
2. We went home last night.
3. My sister is upstairs.
4. There is a shop downtown.

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