Prepositions of Movement

Prepositions of Movement :

Prepositions of Movement : to, toward, towards and no preposition

We use TO in order to express movement towards a place.

For example :

1. They were driving to work together.
2. 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.

For example :

1. We’re moving toward the light.
2. This is a big step towards the project’s completion.

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

For example :

1. Grandma went upstairs.
2. Hari went home.
3. They both went outside.

Example Sentences :

1. George Washington was born in Virginia on 1732.

2. After the American Revolutionary War (1775 and 1783), he was the Commander-in-Chief of the American forces.

3. Washington played an important role in the founding of the United States.

4. He became the first President of the United States.

5. He was the President from 1789 to 1797.

6. George Washington died at the age of 67 on the 14th December 1799.

7. The capital of the United States and one federal state are named after George Washington.

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