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    Adverbials - 2-

    Post by الاستاذة أمال on 2012-05-30, 05:46

    -Adverbials of place:

    -We use adverbials of place to describe:
    1)adverbials of location:
    -We use prepositions to talk about where someone or something is:

    above among at behind below beneath
    beside between by in in between inside
    near next to on opposite outside over
    round through under underneath

    -He was standing by the table
    -She lives in a village near Glasgow.
    -You’ll find it in the cupboard.

    -We use phrases with of as prepositions:

    at the back of at the top of at the bottom of at the end of
    on top of at the front of in front of in the middle of

    -There were some flowers in the middle of the table
    -Sign your name here – at the bottom of the page.
    -I can’t see. You’re standing in front of me.

    -We can use rightas an intensifier with some of these prepositions:

    -He was standing right next to the table.
    -There were some flowers right in the middle of the table.
    -There’s a wood right behind our house.

    2)adverbials of direction:

    -We also use prepositional phrases to talk about direction:

    across along back back to down into
    onto out of past through to towards

    -She ran out of the house.
    -Walk past the bank and keep going to the end of the street.

    -We also use adverbs and adverb phrases for [b]place and direction:

    abroad away anywhere downstairs downwards
    everywhere here indoors inside nowhere
    outdoors outside somewhere there upstairs

    -I would love to see Paris. I’ve never been there.
    -The bedroom is [b]upstairs.
    -It was so cold that we stayed indoors.

    -We often have a preposition at the end of a clause:

    -This is the room we have our meals in.
    -The car door is very small so it’s difficult to get into.
    -I lifted the carpet and looked underneath:

    3)Adverbials of distance:

    -We use adverbials of distance to show how far things are:

    -Birmingham is 250 kilometres from London.
    -Birmingham is 250 kilometres away from London.
    -It is 250 kilometres from Birmingham to London

    -Sometimes we use a preposition at the end of a clause:

    We were in London. Birmingham was 250 kilometres away.
    Birmingham was 250 kilometres off.
    -I lifted the carpet and looked underneath.

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