Prepositions of direction indicate that something is headed for or directed to somewhere. Prepositions of direction include prepositions such as into, onto, through, to, toward.
- A fly got into his soup while he was eating it.
- I must have put the pumpkin onto someone else’s trolley in the supermarket.
- The bus driver just drove through the tunnel.
- The teacher has gone to the loo again.
- The snake slithered toward the bullfrog.
These prepositions show direction of movement from somewhere, and the prepositions used are away from, from, off, out.
- He warned them to keep away from his daughter.
- Two tigers in the circus have escaped from their cage.
- The strong wind blew the wig off his head.
- Everyone ran out the door when the fire started.