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Prepositions can be tricky. They are not open to many changes in form, and they’re the only part of speech that can link two different words by indicating what one word is doing or where it is located relative to the other. For example, “in” indicates where something is located relative to some other object, like “in your purse.” Use this preposition list to know more about these special words.

About Prepositions

What is a preposition?

A preposition is a word that allows for the connection of two words. They are used to show the relationship between two words and can be found in phrases such as “on top of,” “near to,” “in front of,” and “behind.”

What is a prepositional phrase?

Prepositional phrases are a group of words that consists of a preposition and the object of the preposition. They can be used to describe where something is, what something is doing, or what someone or something is like.

Examples of prepositional phrases

  • Up in the air
  • Around the bend
  • Across the street
  • Under the bed
  • Through the looking glass

What are some examples of using a preposition?

  • He went over the bridge.
  • The toy fell under the table.
  • Over the hills and far away, Teletubbies come to play.
  • The bank is near the cafe.
  • Go across the street, down the alley, through the arch, and past the bakery.

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