Definition of Preposition:
“A preposition is a word placed before a noun or a pronoun or a noun-equivalent to show its relation to any other word of the sentence.” – Nesfield
A preposition is a word which connects a noun with the other part of the sentence.
Example of Prepositions:
- Everyone from the school is present here.
- I want to leave at 8.00 pm today but I have lots of work to do.
- You never agree with me on anything.
- A room was booked for me by the name of Alex Tendril.
- He has always been afraid of a spider.
- Robert was absent from the meeting of small council.
- In this time of turmoil, we should watch out for each other.
- He went into the room saying something about an old tree.
- He is willing to move to Sweden from Moscow.
- For the sake of our relationship, please listen to me once.
- Give me the watch beside the book.
- Don’t sit on that chair.
- That chair belongs to the boss.
- The chair was made of crocodile’s skin.
- Bring it down and lift it up again.
- Come to the office and have a cup of tea.
- What are your plans on Sunday?
- They play football in the morning and cricket in the afternoon.
- I am still waiting for her.
- She walked about from here to there.