English Preposition Down
Learn English Down Preposition

Grammar Prepositions- Lesson Twenty Eight

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Down preposition in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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1. She’s walking down the steps.

(note: the word “steps” is preferred over “stairs” in this case because the location is outside.)


2. They’re canoeing down the river.

3. The train is coming down the track.

4. Water is flowing down the side of a cliff.

(This is a waterfall.)


5. She’s sliding down the railing on her skateboard.

6. Don’t let your money go down the drain.

(down the drain: water goes down the drain, but when it’s money, that means you are wasting your money or you are not spending it wisely.)


7. The buffalo is lying down in the dirt.

8. These children are lying down in the snow.

9. He’s upside down.

10. So is he. This monkey is hanging upside down.


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