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PREPOSITION "FROM & IN FRONT OF"

From

Aza and her friends moved to the United States from Russia. 

This flag is from Turkey.

A: Do you know where pineapples come from?

B: No, I don't. Where?

A: They come from tropical areas, like Hawaii.

Sweat is dripping from his forehead.
They're looking down on the city from an observation deck.

My friend, Vanessa, got this fresh bread from the bakery. We had it for lunch.

He's a mean dude. He comes from a bad family.

This picture is from a trip I took to Chicago. It's a large metal sculpture by Picasso.

The cars are leaving from the ferry.

They came to this island from the mainland.

(2) In

They're both sitting in a hot tub.


This candy comes in many different flavors.
He's interested in staying healthy, so he exercises regularly.

Is the doctor in this afternoon?

(in = available to see patients.)

She has a cigar in her hand.

This picture is not in color. It's in black and white.

His company has been in business for more than 20 years.

This zebra lives in a zoo. The zoo is located in San Diego.

They're in love with each other.

She works in an office.

She's in a very good position with the company.

Instead of

1. Instead of sports, he likes academics.

or ...

He likes academics instead of sports.

(instead of = something replaces another thing; something is preferred over another thing.)

2. He chose a military career instead of going to college.

or

Instead of going to college, he chose a military career.

(note: "Instead of" is often followed by a gerund.)

What's a gerund?

3. It's better for your health to eat a lot of vegetables instead of a lot of meat.

4. I prefer antique radios instead of new ones.

5. He wants to work for himself instead of working for someone else.

6. They've decided to go to work by bike today instead of by car.

7. We had rain showers today instead of the sunny day predicted by the weatherman.

8. Instead of going out for lunch, he usually eats at his desk, or he skips lunch completely.

9. He likes skateboarding instead of other sports.


(2) Into


1. Throw the can into the recycling bin.

2. These animals are headed into the water for some relief from the heat.

3. She's diving into the water.

4. This road leads into the mountains.

5. Some heavy fog moved into the city from the ocean.

6. They came into the music store to look for albums and CDs.

7. They're very into new music.

They're also very into each other.

(When used as an idiom, "into" means "to like." I'm into rock'n'roll. She's into yoga. We're into Indian food.)

8. He looked into the bubbling pot to see what was cooking inside.

9. Around Halloween, many people carve pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns.

10. As she was walking, she broke through the ice and fell into the freezing water.

"into" is similar to "in" but not exactly the same.

(Sumber: Saghrison_Facebook)

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