what are the prepositions?

asked Oct 29 '12 at 00:00 keikokim New member

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Prepositions are words that show a connection between other words. Most prepositions are little words like at, in and on. Prepositional phrases are groups of words, such as out of and on top of.


Look at these pairs of examples. In each of the sentences marked preposition, there is a noun or pronoun after the preposition. This noun or pronoun is called the object of the preposition.


She put her hand inside my bag. In this example, inside is a preposition and bag is a noun.

It was raining, so they decided to stay inside.(Inside is an adverb)

His friends walked past him without speaking.(Past is a preposition and him is a noun)

A car drove past at high speed.(past is an adverb)

link comment answered Oct 29 '12 at 04:40 sanjay Expert

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