PREPOSITION

‡The relationships include direction.WHAT IS A PREPOSITION? Prepositions are a class of words that indicate relationships between nouns. cause. place. regardless of the case.manner and amount. of the word they are referring to. They never change their form. gender etc. Most often they come before a noun. pronouns and other words in a sentence. time. .

.EXAMPLE OF PREPOSITION about above across after against along among around at before behind below beneath beside between beyond but by despite down during except for from in inside into like near of off on onto out outside over past since through throughout till to toward under underneath until up upon with within without.

. The book is in front of the clock. on behalf of are prepositions made up of three words. For example: The book is in between War and Peace and The Lord of the Rings.WHAT IS A PREPOSITION? Prepositions are classified as simple or compound. ‡ Compound prepositions Compound prepositions are more than one word. ‡Simple prepositions Simple prepositions are single word prepositions. For example: The book is on the table.in front of. These are all showed above. in between and because of are prepositions made up of two words .

Prepositions of Time English y Usage y Example ‡ on Monday On days of the week y y y months / seasons time of day year after a certain period of time (when?) y y y y in August / in winter in the morning in 2006 in an hour in y y ‡ y for night for weekend a certain point of time(when?) from a certain point of time (past till now) y y y at night at the weekend at half past nine since 1980 at ‡ ‡ y since y y .

world meaning next to. in a taxi in the picture. at the station at the table at a concert. at work the picture on the wall London lies on the Thames. in London in the book in the car. on the table on the left on the first floor on the bus. at the party at the cinema. town. work) attached for a place with a river being on a surface for a certain side (left. at school.Prepositions of Place English Usage Example y y y In room. radio y y y y y y y y y on y y y y . by an object y y y y y in the kitchen. street. on a plane on TV. car. country book. right) for a floor in a house for public transport for television. taxi picture. building. on the radio y y y y y at for table y for events y y y y y y place where you are to do something typical (watch a film. in the world at the door. study. paper etc.

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