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Unit 13: Lesson 4 Preposition or Adverb?. Many words that we learned are prepositions are also often used as adverbs. So how do we tell the difference?. One way is to see if the word stands alone. If it does, it’s just an adverb.

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Unit 13: Lesson 4 Preposition or Adverb?

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Unit 13: Lesson 4Preposition or Adverb?


Many words that we learned are prepositions are also often used as adverbs.

So how do we tell the difference?


One way is to see if the word stands alone.

If it does, it’s just an adverb.

If that same words begins a phrase, it is a preposition in a prepositional phrase.


Adverb: Susie invited me over.

Preposition:I stepped over her dog.

Adverb: No one was around.

Preposition: We walked around the yard.

Adverb:My cat followed me outside.

Preposition: The cat went outside thedoor.


Practice: You decide, is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition?

  • Susie walked by the empty house.

  • I stood by.

  • She opened the door and looked inside.

  • She went inside a dusty room.

  • I followed her in.

  • Old broken furniture stood in every corner.


Practice: You decide, is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition?

  • Susie walked by the empty house.

  • I stood by.

  • She opened the door and looked inside.

  • She went inside a dusty room.

  • I followed her in.

  • Old broken furniture stood in every corner.


Practice: You decide, is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition?

  • Susie walked by the empty house.

  • I stood by.

  • She opened the door and looked inside.

  • She went inside a dusty room.

  • I followed her in.

  • Old broken furniture stood in every corner.


Practice: You decide, is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition?

  • Susie walked by the empty house.

  • I stood by.

  • She opened the door and looked inside.

  • She went inside a dusty room.

  • I followed her in.

  • Old broken furniture stood in every corner.


Practice: You decide, is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition?

  • Susie walked by the empty house.

  • I stood by.

  • She opened the door and looked inside.

  • She went inside a dusty room.

  • I followed her in.

  • Old broken furniture stood in every corner.


Practice: You decide, is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition?

  • Susie walked by the empty house.

  • I stood by.

  • She opened the door and looked inside.

  • She went inside a dusty room.

  • I followed her in.

  • Old broken furniture stood in every corner.


Practice: You decide, is the underlined word an adverb or a preposition?

  • Susie walked by the empty house.

  • I stood by.

  • She opened the door and looked inside.

  • She went inside a dusty room.

  • I followed her in.

  • Old broken furniture stood in every corner.


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