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Down a Less Traveled Path: Less common uses of prepositions
0:45 BETWEEN for shared amounts/things common to 2+ people
2:26 IN and INTO for parts of a whole/dividing things up
4:32 Be BESIDE oneself
6:15 That’s BESIDE the point
7:03 UP and DOWN to refer to something being farther along
7:22 ON with use of technology
9:21 OVER with use of technology
9:52 ABOVE and BENEATH to refer to goodness or importance
11:10 Exercise: Complete the questions. Then answer them.
13:14 Lesson ending
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