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Monday, 17 April 2017

FSc ICS FA Intermediate English Parts of Speech Types of Preposition

FSc ICS FA Intermediate English Parts of Speech Types of Preposition

Preposition

A word or group of words placed before a noun or a pronoun to show what one person or thing has to do with another person or thing is called preposition. e.g. A house on a hill.

Types of preposition

  • Preposition of time
  • Preposition of place
  • Preposition of direction
  • Preposition phrase


Preposition of time
It is used to indicate time of an action or time relationship between nouns in the sentence. e.g.  at, to, in, etc. I go to school daily at 7 ‘o clock.

Preposition of place
It is used to show where something is located. e.g. at, in, on, while, near, over, under, between, behind, etc. Book is on the table.

Preposition of direction
It is used to indicate the direction of someone or something in the sentence. e.g. over, under, to, on, into, in, onto, right, left, etc. The car is going into the tunnel.

Preposition phrase
It is a group of words beginning with a preposition and ending with a noun or pronoun. The noun or pronoun is the object of the preposition. They live on the corner.

Written by: Asad Hussain

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