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1. The cow jumped over the moon.

("over" is similar to "above" but it's used with words that express movement like "go," "run," "fly," "throw," etc.)

cow
2. A rainbow appeared over the horizon when the sun came out.
rainbow

 3. The firefighter ran over to the burning house to save the people inside.

("run over" = go to. In this example, the word "over" is part of the verb and not a preposition, but I included here because you find "over" used with many idioms.

run over

 4. I love the sound of water running over rocks in a stream.

river
 5. She put sunblock all over her boyfriend's back.
suntan lotion

6. The smoke over the house indicates that someone is inside.

smoke
 7. Their dream is to sail all over the world.
couple sailing

 8. Have you ever cooked over a campfire?

cooking

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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