Prepositions. Prepositions. A preposition is a word that relates a noun or pronoun that appears with it to another word in the sentence. It shows relationships between separate things, including location, direction, cause, and possession. She passed the ball over the defense.
1. Does the basketball season generally come before the football season?
2. The standard length of a basketball court is 94 feet, and the width is 50 feet.
3. A basket attached to a backboard hangs over each end of the court.
4. Her free throw hit the backboard above the basket.
5. Is the center considered the most important player on the team?
6. A player can advance the ball only with dribbling or with passing.
7. The forward dribbled the ball over the court and then passed it to a teammate.
8. The coach gives instructions to the players during a game.
9. An official may stand along the sideline.
10. Scorekeepers and timekeepers sit at a table behind the sideline.
1. Have you ever seen a live college basketball game before?
2. A sign outside the arena said my two favorite teams were playing inside.
3. Come along; let’s get to our seats before the game.
4. The teams came out to warm up before the game.
5. Two aggressive players fouled each other throughout.
6. At half time, one team was ahead by eight points.
7. A player threw the ball infrom the sideline.
8. We talked aroundduring halftime.
9. After the game, the winners were given the championship trophy inside the locker room.
10. Despite losing in the playoffs, that team had a winning record for the season.
Adverb or Preposition?