How to use Some Expressions of Places

How to use Some Expressions of Places





A preposition of place is a preposition which is used to refer to a place where something or someone is located.

 

ADVERBS OF PLACE THAT ARE ALSO PREPOSITIONS

Many adverbs of place can also be used as prepositions.

An adverb of place always talks about the location where the action of the verb is being carried out. They can be directional, can refer to distances, can indicate an object’s position in relation to another object or indicate movement in a particular direction and end.


 

su sopra

The cat is on the chair

The preposition “su” + the definite article = Preposizione Articolata (preposition combined with the definite article)

 


sotto

The cat is under the chair


tra fra

The cat is between the chairs


dietro

The cat is behind the chair


dentro

The cat is in the box.


davanti

The cat is in front of the box

Davanti + preposition A


accanto

The cat is next to the box

Accanto + preposition A


vicino

The cat is near the box

Vicino + preposition A






intorno

The chairs are around the table

Intorno + preposition A


a destra

The tree is to the right of the house

a destra + preposition DI


a sinistra

The tree is to the left of the house

A sinistra + preposition DI


al centro

The vase is in the center of the table


cima

The tree is on the top of the mountain


alto basso

The books are on the top

The books are in the middle

The books are at the bottom


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QUI e LI’ (HERE AND THERE)

QUI (Here) and LI’ (there) are common adverbs of place. They give a location relative to the speaker.

With verbs of movement, QUI (here) means “towards or with the speaker” and there (LI’)  means “away from, or not with the speaker”.qui e lì





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