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Monday, 7 November 2011

Prepositions

King lives in his house.
I am fond of Coffee.
There is a man at the door.

The words in, of and at are Prepositions. The word preposition
 means, something which is placedbefore. Prepositions are
generally placed before nouns or pronouns.

Prepositions do the following:-
  1. They join nouns to verbs. eg In the first sentence, the preposition in joins the noun house to the verb live.
  2. They join nouns to adjectives. eg In the second sentence, the preposition of joins thenoun coffee to the adjective fond.
  3. They join nouns to other nouns eg In the third sentence, the preposition at joins the nounman to noun door.


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