Designing prepositions

In the excellent Cambridge International Dictionary of English (one designed for learners), there is a neat little diagram explaining the prepositions, with each preposition plus a single arrow illustrating meaning…

With a group of design students (though you could surely do the same thing with any group), a colleague got them to "design" a similar diagram. As you can see above, one student turned the arrow into a matchstick man and added a paper bag or bags to illustrate the meaning (eg. the matchstick man climbing "into" or "out of" the bag).

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