Preposiciones básicas

PREP.

Used

Example

at

  • Specific times
  • Definite place
  • Full address
  • Speed
  • Idea of definite time and place

Exception

: at night: use in for the other parts of the day.

  • He has class at 8:30.
  • My brother is at school.
  • They live at 2388 Park Road.
  • He was driving at 90 miles per hour.
  • The exercise is at the end of the lesson.

in

  • Inside
  • Cities, boroughs
  • States, countries
  • Parts of countries
  • Continents
  • Parts of the day
  • Months, seasons, years
  • Time (length of time)
  • within

  • We are in the kitchen.
  • The school is in the UCV.
  • How long have you lived in Caracas?
  • I live in the West.
  • We saw many interesting sights in Europe.
  • We have class in the morning.
  • Graduation will be in July.
  • You’ll have your exam in seven days.
  • I’ll be back in ten minutes.
  • on

    • On the surface
    • Streets, avenues
    • Floors
    • Dates
    • Days of the week
    • On a farm, a planet, an island, campus
    • Punctuality

  • The book was on the table.
  • Their house is on First Street.
  • My apartment is on the sixth floor.
  • My birthday is on October 22nd.
  • There is no class on Saturday.
  • He works on campus.
  • He’s usually here on time.Note: in time for something)
  • by

    • Means, by way of (pasando por; por vía de; como; por medio de; a modo de)

  • You learn by repeating.
  • You can get there by car
  • of

    • Possessive of things
    • Parts of a whole

  • The leg of the chair was broken.
  • I bought a pound of carrots.
  • over

    • Exact —- (vertical)

  • The light is over jack.
  • The cabinets are over the counter.
  • to

    • Destination
    • Leave for
    • Arrive at place
    • Arrive in a city

  • We are going to New York.
  • The plane to Houston left an hour ago.
  • He got to his office at eight.
  • They will arrive in New York tonight.
  • above

    • Degree higher than
    • Location higher than

  • The temperature is above 40.
  • There are cabinets above the sink.
  • below

    • To a lower degree

  • Is Caracas above or below sea level?
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    One Comment en “Preposiciones básicas”

    1. mario alejandro veloza quintero Says:

      el que del quiero yo la tarea de mi de cubil el o cino hijo los pehores que el e conocido en toda mi vida da niño bueno hp


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