Preposition

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  • On – bus/train/plane/In – to emphasize some activity in the bus/train/plane for travel in taxi/car
  • On – bus/train/plane/In – to emphasize some activity in the bus/train/plane for travel in taxi/car
  • On – bus/train/plane/In – to emphasize some activity in the bus/train/plane for travel in taxi/car
  • On – bus/train/plane/In – to emphasize some activity in the bus/train/plane for travel in taxi/car
  • Preposition

    1. 1. Preposition
    2. 2. For
    3. 3. ForWHEN WE WANT TO TALK ABOUT HOW LONG SOMETHINGCONTINUES
    4. 4. Examples • Rita will be here only for a few minutes • This session will go on for 2 hours • For a moment I didn’t know where to go • I have booked a hotel for my stay in Calcutta • The pilgrims sat and rested for a while • Ramesh promised to stay for a few minutes more • Monica’s family will go to Singapore for her graduation ceremony
    5. 5. With
    6. 6. With ABOUT HOWTO TALKSOMETHING IS DONEWHEN WE TALK ABOUTWHAT WE USE TO DOSOMETHINGFOLLOWED BY A NOUN
    7. 7. Examples • Shiv can open bottles with his teeth • Can I pay with my credit card? • Mark the answers only with a ball point pen • Shankar can break open walnuts with his bare hands • The dacoits attacked the bus with bayonets • Mohit garnished the pastry with almonds
    8. 8. By
    9. 9. ByTO TALK ABOUT HOW SOMETHING IS DONEWHEN WE TALK ABOUT WHAT ACTION WE TAKE TO DO SOMETHINGFOLLOWED BY A NOUN OR -ING
    10. 10. WHEN WE SAYSOMETHING WILLBE ACHIEVEDEITHER BEFORE APARTICULAR TIMEOR AT THAT TIMEAT THE LATEST
    11. 11. Examples • He avoided the ditch by braking hard (action + -ing) • This dish will taste better by adding garam masala to it (action + -ing) • The kids reached the fruits on the tree by standing on the crate (action + -ing) • This dress will reach on time only if it is sent by air (noun) • I lost weight by exercising regularly (action + -ing) • We have to reach the station by 6 (time) • She was playing the sitar by the time she was 12 (time)
    12. 12. On
    13. 13. On WE TALK ABOUT A POSITION TOUCHING A FLAT SURFACE WHEN
    14. 14. On WE TALK ABOUT A PARTICULAR DAY, DATE OR PART OFWHEN A PARTICULAR DAY
    15. 15. On WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING WHICH WE THINK OF AS AWHENLINE – ROAD/RIVER
    16. 16. Examples • There is a lizard on the wall (flat surface) • Mayajal is on the East Cost Road (straight line as in road) • Her house in on the banks of Hindon river (straight line as in road) • I work on a farm (flat surface) • I work in a pharmacy • We are meeting our agency on Thursday (particular day) • Rashmi is meeting me on 22nd (particular date)
    17. 17. In
    18. 18. InWHEN WE WANT TO SAY HOW LONG SOMETHING TAKES
    19. 19. WHEN WE WANTTO TALK ABOUT APOSITION WITHINA LARGER AREA
    20. 20. WITHIN AN ENCLOSED AREA OR BOUNDARY
    21. 21. WHEN WE TALK ABOUT LONGER PERIODS – SEASONS, MONTHS, InYEARS, OTHER PERIODS
    22. 22. Examples • Delhi is very pleasant in the winters (longer period) • In the days following my surgery, I was totally dependent on my wife (longer period) • Rohit will be here in 15 minutes (time taken) • He is in the bathroom(within an enclosed area/boundary) • Lunch will be served in 20 minutes (time taken) • There is no one in the room (within an enclosed area/boundary) • The sofa is in the southern corner of the room (position) • On her trip to Europe, she spent the maximum time in Rome (position) • I’ll meet you in Café Coffee Day on Sardar Patel Marg (poisition) • I’ll be going to Mumbai in December (longer period)
    23. 23. At
    24. 24. At WE WANT TO TALK ABOUT A POINT AND NOT WHEN WEWHENTALK ABOUT A LOCALITY
    25. 25. EXACT POINTS OF TIMEAt
    26. 26. AtWHILE TALKING ABOUT MEAL TIMES
    27. 27. AtWHEN WE WANT TO TALK ABOUT AN EVENT WHERE THERE IS AGROUP OF PEOPLE
    28. 28. Examples • I was waiting for my wife at the bus stop (particular location) • Turn left at the traffic light (particular point) • There were very few people at Sanjeev’s party (event with a group of people) • Everybody was present at the office get together (event with a group of people) • My house is at the end of St. Marks street (particular location) • We give salaries to our employees at the end of the month (exact time) • I met Pradeep at lunchtime (meal time) • I’ll meet Shuchi at 3 P.M. (exact time)
    29. 29. Examples • I was standing in the metro station (within an enclosed area/boundary) • I was standing at the metro station (particular point) • We met in Vasant Vihar (within an enclosed area/boundary) • We met at Barista in Vasant Vihar (particular point) • He’s in the gym (within an enclosed area/boundary) • He’s at the gym near his house (particular point) • I was in the bank when she called (within an enclosed area/boundary) • I was at the ATM when she called (particular point. ATM is a machine. One can not be inside a machine) • There were very few attendees in the reception party - Incorrect • There were very few attendees at the reception party – Correct
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