Prepositions

Prepositions

The following words are prepositions :

about
above
across
after
against
along
among
around
at
before 
behind
below
beneath
beside
besides
between
beyond
by
despite
down
during
for
from
in
into
like
near
of
off
on
out
over
since
through
throughout
till
to
toward(s)
under
until
up
upon
with
within
without

Prepositional Phrases

A Prepositional phrase consists of 2 parts. They are a preposition and its object. The object of a preposition can be a noun or a pronoun. Let's see the following examples of prepositional phrases :
  1. at your house
  2. at home
  3. in the market
  4. in the afternoon
  5. at school
  6. to the bank
The underlined words are the prepositions, whereas the green-colored words are the object of prepositions.
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