I removed the following text from the Usage notes section:
- Adverbs and prepositions are sometimes confused. To differentiate, adverbs typically describe how something was done; while prepositions often describe where something was done. For example:
- "He threw the ball really fast." - Really and fast are both adverbs; really modifies fast and fast modifies (describes) threw.
- "She spilled milk all over the place." - All over the place is a preposition, it describes where the milk went.
I did it because "all over the place" is not a preposition. It is a prepositional phrase, and in this case, this propositional phrase does act as an adverb. The preposition is all over. —Internoob (Disc•Cont) 22:40, 3 May 2010 (UTC)