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Meaning of Preposition
PREPOSITION TELLS US THE
POSITION
OF

SOMETHING IN
RELATION

TO ANOTHER.
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Definition
A preposition is a word
which is placed before a noun

or a pronoun to show its
relation with something else
in...
Kinds of Prepositions

Based on their use in a
sentence

Preposition
of place

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Preposition
of time

Based on the constr...
Based on their use in a sentence, the
prepositions are divided into
categories of:
•Preposition of place
•Preposition of t...
Preposition of Place
Definition

Preposition of place refer to
those preposition which
can be used to show where
something...
Preposition of Place
Here are some examples for preposition of place:

Above, up, after, on, before, against, by,
behind, ...
Preposition of Time
Definition
A preposition of time helps
to link the noun or pronoun

with a time value. It functions as...
Preposition of Time
Here are some examples for preposition of time:

About, before, for, by, around, in, ago, at, past,
si...
Preposition of Movement
Definition

A preposition of movement is

used to show movement
to or from a place.

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Preposition of Movement
Here are some examples for preposition of movement:
Down, past, into, behind, up, onto, through, o...
Exercise
The books are

the cupboard.

The dog is

The apple is

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the chair.

the book.

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Exercise
The books are in the cupboard.

The dog is under the chair.

The apple is on the book.

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Exercise
The horse is jumping ____ the
wall.
The boy is writing ___ the black
board.

The rat is ____ the cat.

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Exercise
The horse is jumping over the
wall.
The boy is writing on the black
board.

The rat is near the cat.

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Based on the construction of prepositions
themselves, the prepositions are of four different
kinds:

• Simple Prepositions...
Simple Preposition
Definition
Prepositions that consist of
one word and are very simple

to understand. These are the most...
Simple Prepositions
Here are some examples for simple prepositions:

Above, under, around, through, after, on,
before, abo...
Double Preposition
Definition

Double prepositions are

two prepositions, but are joined
to make a whole new one.

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Double Prepositions
Here are some examples for double prepositions:

Inside, outside, into, onto, upon,
up to, within, wit...
Compound Preposition
Definition
Compound prepositions are two
word prepositions. Unlike double
prepositions, compound
prep...
Compound Prepositions
Here are some examples for compound prepositions:

According to, apart from, close to, because of,
f...
Participle Preposition
Definition

Participle prepositions are basically
participles used as prepositions.
A participle is...
Participle Prepositions
Here are some examples for participle prepositions:

Concerning, during, excluding, given,
followi...
Exercise-Simple Preposition
The young boy is

the phone right now.

My family is going __
vacation this summer.

The toy b...
Answers-Simple Preposition
The young boy is on the phone right now.

My family is going to vacation
this summer.

The toy ...
Exercise-Double Preposition
_______ the house lies a beautiful garden

The owl sat ______ a banyan tree

I never leave my ...
Answers-Double Preposition
Outside the house lies a beautiful garden

The owl sat atop a banyan tree

I never leave my hou...
Exercise-Compound Preposition
The ________ the auditorium is beautiful.

Robin is standing ______ Julie.

He could not lea...
Answers-Compound Preposition
The inside of the auditorium is beautiful.

Robin is standing next to Julie.

He could not le...
Exercise-Participle Preposition
Everywhere he went, the dog kept _______ him

The entire class went to picnic _______
the ...
Answers-Participle Preposition
Everywhere he went, the dog kept following him

The entire class went to picnic including
t...
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    1. 1. Dell Youth Learning Implemented by Learning Links Foundation 1 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    2. 2. www.learninglinksindia.org
    3. 3. Meaning of Preposition PREPOSITION TELLS US THE POSITION OF SOMETHING IN RELATION TO ANOTHER. 3 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    4. 4. Definition A preposition is a word which is placed before a noun or a pronoun to show its relation with something else in the sentence. 4 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    5. 5. Kinds of Prepositions Based on their use in a sentence Preposition of place 5 Preposition of time Based on the construction of prepositions themselves Preposition of movement Simple Preposition Double Preposition DELL YOUTH LEARNING Compound Preposition Participle Preposition
    6. 6. Based on their use in a sentence, the prepositions are divided into categories of: •Preposition of place •Preposition of time •Preposition of movement 6 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    7. 7. Preposition of Place Definition Preposition of place refer to those preposition which can be used to show where something is located. 7 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    8. 8. Preposition of Place Here are some examples for preposition of place: Above, up, after, on, before, against, by, behind, below, along, near, down, in, at, across, inside, between, over The aeroplane is flying above the clouds. The dog buried the bone under the ground. Our house is at the end of the street. The cat ran across the road. 8 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    9. 9. Preposition of Time Definition A preposition of time helps to link the noun or pronoun with a time value. It functions as an indicator as to what point of time did an event occur. 9 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    10. 10. Preposition of Time Here are some examples for preposition of time: About, before, for, by, around, in, ago, at, past, since, to, on, after, until, between, during The train is about an hour late. The classes begins at 8 o’ clock. My birthday falls on Wednesday India has been independent since 1947. 10 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    11. 11. Preposition of Movement Definition A preposition of movement is used to show movement to or from a place. 11 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    12. 12. Preposition of Movement Here are some examples for preposition of movement: Down, past, into, behind, up, onto, through, off, over, on, across, at, by, for, after, towards The cat has climbed up a tree. The children got off the bus. She ran along the pavement. The bus goes towards the market 12 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    13. 13. Exercise The books are the cupboard. The dog is The apple is 13 the chair. the book. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    14. 14. Exercise The books are in the cupboard. The dog is under the chair. The apple is on the book. 14 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    15. 15. Exercise The horse is jumping ____ the wall. The boy is writing ___ the black board. The rat is ____ the cat. 15 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    16. 16. Exercise The horse is jumping over the wall. The boy is writing on the black board. The rat is near the cat. 16 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    17. 17. Based on the construction of prepositions themselves, the prepositions are of four different kinds: • Simple Prepositions • Double Prepositions • Compound Prepositions • Participle Prepositions 17 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    18. 18. Simple Preposition Definition Prepositions that consist of one word and are very simple to understand. These are the most basic prepositions and are used frequently. 18 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    19. 19. Simple Prepositions Here are some examples for simple prepositions: Above, under, around, through, after, on, before, about, among, behind, along, near, down, in, at, across, between, over The paper is on my desk. The man was standing under the tree. I will meet you near your house at 5 p.m. She is currently staying in a hotel. 19 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    20. 20. Double Preposition Definition Double prepositions are two prepositions, but are joined to make a whole new one. 20 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    21. 21. Double Prepositions Here are some examples for double prepositions: Inside, outside, into, onto, upon, up to, within, without, amid Outside the house lies a beautiful garden. It is up to us to find a way out. The dog jumped onto the bed. Once upon a time, there lived a king. 21 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    22. 22. Compound Preposition Definition Compound prepositions are two word prepositions. Unlike double prepositions, compound prepositions are not joined and turned into one word. They remain as two different words. 22 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    23. 23. Compound Prepositions Here are some examples for compound prepositions: According to, apart from, close to, because of, far from, next to, rather than, instead of, out of, due to, relating to, in front of My car is parked in front of the house. Rita was never close to her parents. She cannot stay here as of now. His behaviour is far from normal. 23 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    24. 24. Participle Preposition Definition Participle prepositions are basically participles used as prepositions. A participle is actually a verb that ends with ‘-en’ or ‘-ing’. 24 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    25. 25. Participle Prepositions Here are some examples for participle prepositions: Concerning, during, excluding, given, following, failing, respected, provided, pending, considering, notwithstanding, including Everywhere my father went, his dog was following him. Ram is always curious about anything concerning Shyam. Everybody was invited to the function barring small children. 25 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    26. 26. Exercise-Simple Preposition The young boy is the phone right now. My family is going __ vacation this summer. The toy bear is 26 the box. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    27. 27. Answers-Simple Preposition The young boy is on the phone right now. My family is going to vacation this summer. The toy bear is in the box. 27 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    28. 28. Exercise-Double Preposition _______ the house lies a beautiful garden The owl sat ______ a banyan tree I never leave my house _________ an umbrella due to the uncertain weather 28 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    29. 29. Answers-Double Preposition Outside the house lies a beautiful garden The owl sat atop a banyan tree I never leave my house without an umbrella due to the uncertain weather 29 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    30. 30. Exercise-Compound Preposition The ________ the auditorium is beautiful. Robin is standing ______ Julie. He could not leave home _____ heavy rain. 30 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    31. 31. Answers-Compound Preposition The inside of the auditorium is beautiful. Robin is standing next to Julie. He could not leave home because of heavy rain. 31 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    32. 32. Exercise-Participle Preposition Everywhere he went, the dog kept _______ him The entire class went to picnic _______ the teacher. She works ________ the day and studies at night 32 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
    33. 33. Answers-Participle Preposition Everywhere he went, the dog kept following him The entire class went to picnic including the teacher. She works during the day and studies at night 33 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
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