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PREPOSTIONS & PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES Use this power point with the wall posters.
Definition for Prepositions A preposition is a word that gives information such as: 1) direction or movement 2) time 3) place or location
Direction & Movement Prepositions against, along, down from, into, off, on, onto, out of, toward, up, upon Example: I am putting on warmer clothes.
Time Prepositions after, before, by, during, from, on, past, since, through, to, until, upon Example : We will meet during our lunch hour.
Place or Location Prepositions above, behind, below, beside, between, by, in, inside, near, on, over, through Example: I am near the vegetable stand.
Prepositional Phrase Prepositional phrases are used in sentences to describe a relationship between prepositions and their objects. They begin with a preposition and end with a pronoun or noun. OR A prepositional phrase is a preposition combining with a noun or pronoun to show location, time, or movement. Examples: 1. I am near her. (near is the preposition & her is the pronoun) 2. We are looking through the window. (through is the preposition & window is the object of through)
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