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Preposition Tina Rodvong Mods 5-7
Preposition Preposition is a word that relates two other words in the sentence. Preposition show a relationship between one word in the sentence and the noun that follows the preposition.
Common Preposition A- About Above Across After Against Along Among Around At Ahead Aside According Apart Away As Along the sidewalk, an old was walking his dog. Among all the people, the girl stood out because she was different.
Common Preposition B - C Before Behind Below Beneath Beside Between But By Concerning But is very seldom a prepositions. When it is use as a preposition, but means the same as except. Preposition Everyone loves that car, but Kristy.
Common Prepositions D-L Despite Down During Except For From In Inside Into Like Be careful For can be use as a coordination conjunction
Common Prepositions N-P Near Of Off On Onto Out Outside Over Past Near the door, there was a broken computer.
Common Prepositions S-T Since Through Throughout Till To Toward Throughout the day, she was sleeping.
Common Prepositions U-W Under Underneath Until Up With Within Without
Two and Three Word Prepositions According to Because of In addition to In back of In front of In place of In spite of Instead of Next to
Examples Chi is sitting in the rain. The umbrella is over Chi’s head. Chi is outside the house.
Prepositional Phrase Understand how to form a prepositional phrase, Preposition + optional modifier + noun Examples a t home - at (preposition) home (noun) u nder the sink – under (preposition) the (modifier) sink (noun)
Examples Chi is a computer according to the book. In spite of the fact that Chi is a computer, she has emotions. Because of Chi’s emotions, she is almost human.
Warning A preposition always comes at the beginning of a Prepositional phrase which ends with a noun. Some of the words cited as prepositions here can be used as adverbs.
Be Careful But and For usually functions as a coordination conjunction. Examples as coordination conjunction N icky, my friend, loves to design clothes but hates sewing clothes. S issy hates to cry in front of people, for it makes her feel weak.
Be Careful Some preposition also function as subordinate conjunctions Preposition A fter s B efore S ince U ntil Subordinate conjunction have both a subject and a verb following it.
Example of subordinate conjunctions Before I walked away... Before=subordinate conjunction I=subject Walked=verb If you have a noun following one of the preposition, then it is a prepositional phrase.