to / from
- Tracy is going to Hawaii next week.
- We walked from the hotel to the restaurant.
- A lot of English words come from Latin.
into (in) / out of
- We jumped into the water.
- A man came out of the house and got into a car.
- Why are you looking out of the window?
- I took the old batteries out of the radio.
put something에는 (보통 into가 아니고) in …을 쓴다. We say put something in … (not usually into).
- I put new batteries in the radio.
on / off
- Don’t put your feet on the table.
- Please take your feet off the table.
- I’m going to hang some pictures on the wall.
- Be careful! Don’t fall off your bicycle.
- We got on the bus downtown.
up / down
- We walked up the hill to the house.
- Be careful! Don’t fall down the stairs.
over / under
- The plane flew over the mountains.
- I climbed over the wall into the yard.
- Some people say it is unlucky to walk under a ladder.
through / around
- A bird flew into the room through a window.
- The old highway goes through the city.
- The new highway goes around the city.
- The bus stop is just around the corner.
- I walked around the town and took some pictures.
along / across
- I was walking along the street with my dog.
- Let’s go for a walk along the river.
- The dog swam across the river.
- They walked past me without speaking.
- A: Excuse me, how do I get to the hospital?
B: Go along this street, past the movie theater, under the bridge, and the hospital is on the left.