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Adverbials of distance

Level: elementary

We use prepositions 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 an adverbial of distance at the end of a clause:

We were in London. Birmingham was 250 kilometres away.
Birmingham was 250 kilometres off.
London and Birmingham are 250 kilometres apart.

Adverbials of distance 1

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Adverbials of distance 2

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hi...  i'm tharanga......

when i open exercise, this content appear i cant reach exercise like other parts of grammar book..........
{Adverbs of place: distance There are no clues for this activity. Reorder the words to make correct sentences. It is 6,200 kilometers from Tokyo to Honolulu. Lisbon is 501 kilometers away from Madrid. From Gibraltar the African coast is visible only 14 miles away. Shanghai and Beijing are 1200 kilometers apart. Paris is 5,800 kilometers from New York. HTTP://c1364652.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/assets_green.swf } when i open this link it doesn't work

Hello,
You asked about problems with the exercises on another page - I answered your question there.
Best wishes,
Adam
The LearnEnglish Team

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