I wonder if my knowledge is right regarding the following phrases being prepositions:

i) over here

ii) over there

Both having the same construction= over (preposition) + here/there (adverb)

Perhaps, I'm wrong about this.


That preposition has many uses, one given by Lexico is this:


4.2 At the other side of; beyond.
over the hill is a small village

You can call out

I am over here!

to someone who is looking for you, and

The bus stop is over there.

to indicate where you wait for a bus.

  • Thus, over there/here = prepositional phrase? – The One Jul 12 '19 at 7:28
  • Yes I think so. – Weather Vane Jul 12 '19 at 7:32

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