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  • PREPOSITIONS CHUA | GONZALES | JOAQUIN | SANTIAGO
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE • A preposition is a word which shows relationships among other words in the sentence. The relationships include direction, place, time, cause, manner and amount. (Interlink Language Centers, 2002) http://eslus.com/LESSONS/GRAMMAR/POS/pos7.htm
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE • A preposition always goes with a noun or pronoun which is called the object of the preposition. The preposition is almost always before the noun or pronoun and that is why it is called a preposition. The preposition and the object of the preposition together are called a prepositional phrase. (Interlink Language Centers, 2002) http://eslus.com/LESSONS/GRAMMAR/POS/pos7.htm
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE http://www.towson.edu/ows/prepositions.htm
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE • A word that looks like a preposition but is actually part of a verb is called a particle http://www.towson.edu/ows/prepositions.htm
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/prepositions
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/prepositions
  • PREPOSITIONS: USAGE http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/prepositions
  • PREPOSITIONS: RULES Rule 1 –You may end a sentence with a preposition. Just do not use extra prepositions when the meaning is clear without them. http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/probPrep.asp
  • PREPOSITIONS: RULES – Correct: Where did he go? – Correct: Where did you get this? – Correct: I will go later. – Correct: Take your shoes off the bed. – Correct: You may look out the window. – Correct: Cut it into small pieces. Incorrect: Where did he go to? Incorrect: Where did you get this at? Incorrect: I will go later on. Incorrect: Take your shoes off of the bed. Incorrect: You may look out of the window. Incorrect: Cut it up into small pieces. http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/probPrep.asp
  • PREPOSITIONS: RULES Rule 3 Rule 2 – Use on with expressions that indicate the time of an occurrence. • He was born on December 23. We will arrive on the fourth. Of should never be used in place of have. Correct: I should have done it. Incorrect: I should of done it. http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/probPrep.asp
  • PREPOSITIONS: RULES Rule 4 –Between refers to two. Among is used for three or more. • Divide the candy between the two of you. Divide the candy among the three of you. http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/probPrep.asp
  • PREPOSITIONS: RULES Rule 5 – The word like may be used as a preposition and in informal writing, as a conjunction. In formal writing, use as, as if, or as though rather than like as the conjunction Examples Prepositional usage You look so much like your mother. Conjunction usage You look like you are angry. OR You look as if you are angry. http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/probPrep.asp