What is a Preposition? <ul><li>A preposition is a word that shows how a noun or pronoun relates to another part of the sentence. </li></ul>
Lists of Prepositions aboard about above across after against along amid among anti around as at before behind below beneath beside between beyond but by concerning considering despite down during except excepting excluding following for from in inside into like minus near of off on onto opposite outside over past per plus regarding round save since than through to toward towards under underneath unlike until up upon versus via with within without
Examples of Prepositions <ul><li>My sister is lying to me. </li></ul><ul><li>I am swimming toward the shark’s tummy. </li></ul><ul><li>Notice the ease with which Carlos hits the ball. </li></ul><ul><li>A senator is someone most people look up to . </li></ul><ul><li>What time should we wake up ? </li></ul><ul><li>Elvis lives in a small town. </li></ul><ul><li>* Prepositions in Blue </li></ul>
References <ul><li>Elliot, R. (1997). Painless Grammer . Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series. </li></ul><ul><li>Enlich, E.H. (2000). Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of English Grammar . New York, NY: McGraw- Hill. </li></ul><ul><li>Strong, W. (2000). English Matters . Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational. </li></ul>
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