* no, na, em, dentro de
períodos do dia
[ morning, afternoon,
The TV set is in the box.
She lives in Seattle.
He works in Illinois.
They study in Brazil.
The show will be in Europe.
They will leave in March.
My vacation will be in the Spring.
He was born in 1959.
She died in the nineteenth century.
You walk in the morning.
I teach English in the afternoon.
He goes to the movies in the evening.
* no, na, em, sobre
dias de semana
dia e mês
só o dia
ruas (sem número), avenidas e praças
estradas, rios, lagos, costa, sobre superfícies e fronteiras
He studies French on Mondays and Fridays.
She was born on April 15th.
They live on Sunflower street.
We live on Madison avenue.
The show will be on Washington square.
They are sailing on the Mississipi river.
on the(a) desert island
on the(a) farm
on the(a) beach
on page three
on television
on the radio
on the third floor
on the(a) plane
on the(a) ship
on the(a) train
on the(a) boat
on the(a) bus
in bed
in the (a) car
in the (a) truck
in the (a) taxi
* no, na, em, junto a,
posição em um ponto
lugares públicos
atividades de grupo (jogos)
casas, lojas
endereço(rua e número)
só número da casa
Bill is at the bus station.
Paul is at that table.
Please! Sit at this desk.
The boy is at the door.
Tom was at the volley ball game .
Lucy was at her mother's last night.
She bought her hat at Monica's .
They live at 65 Sunflower street.
They live on Sunflower street at
number 65.
The show will be at 8 o'clock.
They will arrive at Christmas.
He left the navy at the age of 29.
At first (no princípio)
At last (finalmente)
At once (imediatamente)
At times (às vezes)
At home (em casa)
At least (pelo menos)
At night (à noite)
At noon (ao meio dia)
At midnight (à meia noite)
* no, na , sobre
(posição superior)
The bird is flying over those trees.
(está voando acima daquelas arvores)
The lamp is over that table.
(está acima da mesa)
* para dentro
I put the letter into the envelope.
She got into the classroom.
* em frente de
The car is in front of the store.
She was in front of my daughter.
The church is in front of the City Hall.
* atrás de
The tree is behind the building.
The cat is behind the door.
Stay behind me.
* para cima
The cat jumped onto the table.
(pulou para cima da mesa)
*além de
This is beyond my control.
She is beyond the border.
* durante
Do you play tennis during the week?
*para cima
An elevator goes up and down.
*para baixo
An elevator goes up and down.
* ao lado de
Those books are beside the radio.
Peter is beside my brother.
* acima de
Peter’s name was written above my name.
Above us only the sky.
* abaixo de
Below us at our left there was a big river.
His name was there below the others.
*através de, do outro lado
My brother swam across the river yesterday.
There is a library across the street.
*entre dois
Marta is sitting between Paul and Peter.
She put the document between two books.
*entre vários
There is a stranger among us.
We are among friends.
*ao longo
My father was walking along the street.
He is sailing along the river.
Before six o’clock he will be here.
I will arrive before midnight.
I will be there after 4 o’clock.
“Day after day” is a beautiful song.
* para (destino)
She went to London.
The manager will travel to Canada.
* de (procedência,separação)
We are from abroad. (procedência)
He left from Paris and flew to Chicago. (procedência)
Cut two meters from this piece. (separação)
I have been working here since 1984.
She is waiting for you since three o’clock.
* por, pelo, de
This film was directed by Sidney Lumet.
That book was written by John Updike.
They went to the concert by bus.
* de (posse)
The door of the car.
The car of my brother.
* sobre, a respeito de
They’ll talk about anything.
The lecture is about Ecology.
* embaixo de
The dog is under the table.
* embaixo de
The dog is beneath the table.
* embaixo de
The dog is underneath the table.
* com
Caroline is with Margaret.
A leg of lamb served with potatoes.
* fora
Her husband was out in Africa.
The resort is about twenty miles out of town.
* sem
A city without history.
They drove into town without talking to each other.
* perto de
I stood very near to them.
These things will be available to us in the very near future.
(relativo à tempo)
She waited until he had gone.
They didn’t find her till the next day.
* através
Go straight through that door and then turn right.
Through him, I was introduced to several high-up people.
* referente a
He refused to answer questions concerning his private life.
I wrote to the head of the firm concerning Robert.
*para (favor, benefício, propósito,
fim, intenção)
*por (duração de tempo)
I brought this present for you.
He has come for participating.(finalidade)
Ink for writing. (finalidade)
For your love. (causa ou amor de)
This car is for the best son. (recompensa)
I have been working here for ten years. (duração de tempo)
I stayed there for a long time. (duração de tempo)
Complete with "in" , "on" or "at" the sentences below.
a)She goes to school______Saturdays.
b)My friends used to study_____night.
c)Her parents came to see her____11
d)They usually leave the city _______
e)Your dinner will be ready______fifteen
she will be studying in that school.
g)Her sister wears light clothes _____the
h)The managers want to be at that restaurant_______noon.
i)We received his letter _____June
17, 1994.
j)The principal was ______the
end of his patience.
Complete the sentences below with the correct preposition.
a)The office hours are________8______6.
to Campos____car.
b)The trip will be_______Rio____
above the sofa.
c)The picture is _______the
wall _________
d)Your cousin is a friend______mine.
e)The play was directed ______Franco
f)The children’s shoes are________the
sofa. (embaixo)
g)The restaurant is____________the
in front of
church. (em frente de)
h)Her father is ____________my
cousin. (ao lado)
i)Please! Stay__________me.
j)My sister went ______Canada.
below (abaixo)
k)Rewrite the sentences ______
above . (acima)
l)Answer all the questions________
m)Our relatives are waiting for us _____
at the bus station.
n)The orchestra will be conducted_______Von
o)Where are you ______?