Category : 3rd Class
The preposition is a word which is placed before a noun or a pronoun to show its relation with other noun or pronoun in a sentence.
In the above given sentences the words in, with, at, by, for, on, of, and to have been placed before a noun or a pronoun and are showing their relation to other words (nouns) in the sentences. These words are prepositions.
List of some commonly used prepositions
Above From After In
Against Into Along Near
Among of At On
Before Out Beside over
Between Since By To
Down under For With
Read and understand the following examples:
1. Time (A) I got up at 9 o' clock.
(B) She has been dancing for two hours.
(C) She has been swimming since two p.m.
2. Manner (A) He earns money by boxing.
(B) She played with care.
(C) He walks with his legs.
3. Place (A) Accident took place near church.
(B) A truck ran over sky.
(C) Stars shine in the sky.
4. Direction (A) The rat ran towards the hole.
(B) She went around the temple.
(C) A saint came from the east.
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