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Preposition

A Preposition is placed before a noun or pronoun to show the relation between this noun or pronoun and some other word in the sentence.

Examples : --

Put his book on the table.

Give this book to him.

Note - The noun or prooun placed after the preposition is called its Object

In the above sentences, the noun " table " is the object of the preposition " on " ; and the pronoun " him " is the object of the preposition " to ".

The following list contains some other examples of the preposition : --

( a ) A lamp is hung above my head.

( b ) He sailed across the sea.

( c ) He returned after many days

( d ) He is not at home just now.

( e ) He stands before the door

( f ) The dog ran behind its master.

( g ) He stood below me in the class

( h ) I sat beside him.

( i ) There is nothing in the room besides a table.

( j ) You must be back by four o'clock.

( k ) He does this sum for his calssmate.

( l )  He came from school.

( m ) Go into the garden.

( n ) He sent me a box of books

( p ) He sat under the tree.

( q ) He killed the bird with a stone.  

 
 
 
 

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