2PreposiçõesLigam dois termosExplicam ou completam o sentido
3Preposições About = sobre, a respeito de Above = acima (de) Across = através (de), por, peloAfter = depois (de)Against = contraAmong = entre, no meio de (vários)Around = ao redor deBefore = antes (de)Behind = atrásBelow = abaixo (de)Beside = ao lado deBetween = entre (dois)By = de, por, atéDuring = duranteFor = para, durente, porFrom = de (origem)In front of = em frente deInside = dentro, do lado de dentroInstead of = ao invés deNear (next to) = perto deOutside = fora, do lado de foraOver = acima (de)Since = desdeThrough = através de, por, duranteUnder = embaixo (de), sobUntil (till) = até (tempo)Up = para cimaWith = com
4InIndicar tempo – meses, anos, séculos, estações do ano, alguns períodos do diaIt happened in 1998.She goes to school in the morning.
5In Indicar lugar – rua, bairro, cidade, estado, país, continente I want to live in Paris.New York is in the United States.
6In We use “in” to talk about a place as an area. I've been teaching at a college in London.We use “in” when talking about a position INSIDE something else.
7In The clothes are in the closet. He's in the kitchen. She is lying in bed.There was a fire in the fireplace.There is a shark in the water!It was written in the newspaper.Chile is a country in South America.INSIDE
8OnIndicar tempo – dias do mês, dias da semana, datas específicas com a palavra dayThey play tennis on Sundays.It’ll be sunny on Christmas day.
9On Indicar lugar – nomes de rua, avenidas, praças The Mall is on Madison Avenue.The Hospital is on Sherman Street.
10On We use “on” to talk about a place as a surface. I sat down on the sofa.We use “on” when one thing is ATTACHED to or TOUCHING another.
11OnThe book is on the table. Put the magazines on the desk. There is a mirror on the wall. There is a stain on his shirt. he puts plates on the table. There is one candle on the cake. He likes riding on his horse.
12At Indicar tempo – horas, datas específicas sem a palavra day He gets up at 6 o’clock.They visited their parents at Easter.
13At Indicar lugar – rua com o número, locais específicos They live at 89 Sherman Street.They will be at home tomorrow.
14At We use “at” to talk about a place as a point. She waited at the bus stop for over twenty minutes.We use “at” when talking about positions or locations.
15At He is at the restaurant. She's at the office. He's at home! They met at a party.He is sitting at the corner.They are sitting at the table.He was standing at the window.