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Prepositions. Definition. A preposition is a word that shows a connection between a word and another part of the sentence. Prepositions usually tell about a location in time or place. . Some Common Prepositions.

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definition
Definition

A preposition is a word that shows a connection between a word and another part of the sentence. Prepositions usually tell about a location in time or place.

some common prepositions
Some Common Prepositions

above, about, across, after, among, around, at, before, behind, beside, below, beneath, between, by, down, in, in front of, inside, into, near, next to, on top of, outside, to, toward, through, under, up, with, and within

example
Example
  • Many people eat lunch at noon.
  • At tells the time whenpeople eat lunch.
  • This preposition tells about a location in time.
example1
Example
  • She puts paint on the fence.
  • On tells the place whereshe puts the paint.
  • The preposition tells about a location of place.
example2
Example
  • The hat is in the box.
  • In tells in what placethe hat is.
  • This preposition tells abouta location of place.
example3
Example
  • School ends at 3:00 PM.
  • At tells the time when schoolends.
  • This preposition tells a location of time.
example4
Example
  • He rode to school on a bike.
  • To tells to what place he rodehis bike.
  • On tells the place where herode (the bike).
  • These prepositions tell about location of place.
example5
Example
  • The shoe is on her foot.
  • On tells the place wherethe shoe is.
  • This preposition tells abouta location of place.
summary
where something is or

when something happened.

Summary

I hope that you could better see that prepositions are wordsthat help you to understand

the next step
The Next Step

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