Prepositions: across, over (motion)
Prepositions: Across, Over (Motion)
Across, over and through are used as prepositions of motion. They are used to describe actions over a place.
When describing flat places, across is used more frequently. ex. Columbus sailed across the ocean.
When describing high places/objects, over is used more frequently. ex. The cat jumped over the wall.
Through is used in a similar way as across, but describes 3-dimensional spaces. ex. We walked through the forest.
Prepositions of place are found just in front of the place word or phrase.
preposition of place + place word or phrase
ex. across the field; over the wall; through the house