We use prepositions to talk about where someone or something is:
He was standing by the table.
She lives in a village near Glasgow.
You'll find it in the cupboard.
- Adverbials of location 1
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 right as an intensifier with some of these adverbials:
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.
- Adverbials of location 2
- Adverbials of location 3
We also use adverbs for location:
|away||round||out of doors||home|
Children love to play out of doors.
Did you see anybody there?
We have one bedroom downstairs.
Don't leave things lying around.
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