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Preposition – Notes – 1

A preposition is a word that conveys a meaning of position, direction, time, or other abstraction. It serves to relate its object to another sentence element.

A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition, its object, and any modifiers of the object. In the prepositional phrase by the greatest German musician, the preposition is by, the object is musician, and the modifiers of the object are the greatest German.

The nine most commonly used prepositions are : at, by, for, from, in, of, on, to, and with. There are many more prepositions.

Common prepositions :

about before under within
above behind since toward
across below through next
after beneath throughout of
against beside till off
along between to on
among beyond from onto
around but in out
as by inside outside
at for into over

Common compound prepositions :

according to due to in front of in spite of
as well as except for in place of instead of
because of in addition to in regard to by way of
on account of out of with regard to

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