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along = near the side

 

 1. There's a beautiful building along the river.

(note: You could also say, "by the river," "on the river," "beside the river," or "alongside the river." The best choice here, in my opinion is "along the river.")

river

 2. These trees are lined up along the road.

 

trees

 

 3. The sign along the highway tells drivers the name of the highway and the distance to the next couple of towns.

 

 

sign

 4. They enjoy walking along the beach.

 

walk along the beach
 5. They enjoy walking along the river. couple walking
 6. They get along with each other very well.* coupe sightseeing
 7. He went for a walk in the woods and did some bird watching along the way. man with binoculars

 * The word "along" is added to many different verbs to make a verb phrase: "get along," "take along," and "bring along" are a few examples:

  • He gets along with his coworkers. (get along = have a good relationship.
  • You should take an umbrella along with you. It might rain. (take along = carry something)
  • She brought her little brother along to the party. (bring along = accompany; take something or someone with--this is very similar to "take along.")

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepositions

about 

above 

across 

after  

along 

amid  

among 

around 

at

before 

below  

beside 

beyond 

but  

by 

despite  

down  

except  

for

in

inside  

into 

near 

of

off 

on

onto 

out

over 

past 

per  

to

under 

until  

upon  

via  

with 

within 

 

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