Friday, October 16, 2020

NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit-3 Prepositions of direction (Part 3)

NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit-3 Prepositions of direction (Part 3)

Unit: 3

Grammar

Prepositions of direction

A. Look at the following prepositions of direction with examples.

away from - The train station is a five minutes’ walk away from here.

across- He walked across the field.

along- We walked slowly along the road.

out of - She came out of the room.

upto- He came upto her and asked a question.

past - The bullet whistled past my right ear.

through- The river runs through the woods.

to - This bus goes to Dhankuta.

into- The thief jumped into a car and drove away.

round- We travelled round the country.

onto- The cat climbed onto the roof.

towards - He started walking towards the library.

off - Don’t jump off that wall.

B. Complete the following sentences using the correct prepositions of direction: to, toward, onto, or into.

a. Prem drove Milan ______ the airport.
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Answer:
Prem drove Milan to the airport.

b. The plane landed ______ the runway.
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Answer:
The plane landed onto the runway.

c. The kids climbed ______ the monkey bars.
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Answer:
The kids climbed onto the monkey bars.

d. Manish and Richa moved the table ______ the dining room.
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Answer:
Manish and Richa moved the table into the dining room.

e. Ganesh almost fell ______ the river.
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Answer:
Ganesh almost fell into the river.

f. Lalit and Sarita took the bus that was heading ______ the university.
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Answer:
Lalit and Sarita took the bus that was heading toward the university.

C. Complete the sentences with the correct preposition from the brackets.

a. While we were hiking ______ the forest, we saw a mountain lion. (across/ through/along/under)
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Answer:
While we were hiking through the forest, we saw a mountain lion.

b. The leopards walked in a circle ______ the baby giraffe before they attacked. (into/towards/round/through)
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Answer:
The leopards walked in a circle round the baby giraffe before they attacked.

c. Go ______ the building and turn left. (into/up/off/out of)
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Answer:
Go out of the building and turn left.

d. She ran ______ home when she was eighteen. (towards/away from/down/ across)
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Answer:
She ran away from home when she was eighteen.

e. Raindrops ran ______the windscreen making it difficult to see the road. (into/up/down/over
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Answer:
Raindrops ran down the windscreen making it difficult to see the road.

f. Hemanta put the plate ______the table and began to eat his dinner. (onto/ into/up/off)
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Answer:
Hemanta put the plate onto the table and began to eat his dinner.

g. The frightened deer disappeared ______ the forest. (up/onto/into/toward)
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Answer:
The frightened deer disappeared into the forest.

h. We were driving ______ the City Centre when we had an accident. (up/into/ towards/along)
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Answer:
We were driving towards the City Centre when we had an accident.

i. The smoke from the fire went ______ into the sky. (into/up/to/onto)
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Answer:
The smoke from the fire went up into the sky.

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