|Definition: Prepositions are a class of words that indicate relationships between nouns, pronouns and other words in a sentence. Most often they come before a noun. They never change their form, regardless of the case, gender etc. of the word they are referring to.|
Some common prepositions are:
Prepositions typically come before a noun:
A preposition usually indicates the temporal, spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence.
In each of the preceding sentences, a preposition locates the noun "book" in space or in time.
Prepositions are classified as simple or compound.
Simple prepositions are single word prepositions. These are all showed above.
Compound prepositions are more than one word. in between and because of are prepositions made up of two words - in front of, on behalf of are prepositions made up of three words.
The following table contains rules for some of the most frequently used prepositions in English:
Prepositions of Time:
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
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