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Idioms - at at PRE positions WhatisaPREPOSITION...

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What is a PREPOSITION? What is a PREPOSITION? A preposition  links  nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a  sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the  object of the preposition .   I             forgot my book     at          home. nou n phrase Pre-position Object of Pre positio n
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A preposition usually indicates the  temporal spatial  or  logical  relationship of its object to the  rest of the sentence as in the following examples:     The book is  on  the table.     The book is  beneath  the table.     The book is leaning  against  the  table.     The book is  beside  the table.     She held the book  over  the table.     She read the book  during  class. 
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Prepositional Phrase is made up of the  preposition its object  and  any associated  adjectives or adverbs A prepositional phrase can  FUNCTION  as a  noun , an  adjective , or an  adverb The most common prepositions are: about above across after against along among around at before behind below beneath beside between beyond but by despite down during except for from in  inside into like near of off on onto out outside over past since through throughout till to toward under underneath until up upon with within
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The children climbed the  The children climbed the  mountain  mountain without fear . . without t preposition object Without fear adverb describing  how  the children  climbed
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The spider crawled slowly  along the banister. alon g preposition object Along the  banister adverb describing  where  the spider  crawled.
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Kinds of Prepositions Prepositions of Time Prepositions of Place Prepositions of  Location at on in no  preposition
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Prepositions of Time : at, on,  and in We use  at  to designate specific times. - The train is due at 12:15 p.m. We use  on  to designate days and dates. - My brother is coming on Monday. - We're having a party on the Fourth of July. We use  in  for nonspecific times during a day, a month, a  season, or a year. - She likes to jog in the morning. - It's too cold in winter to run outside. - He started the job in 1971. - He's going to quit in August.
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Prepositions of Place : at, on,  and in We use  at  for specific addresses. - Grammar English lives at 55 Boretz Road in Durham. We use  on  to designate names of streets, avenues, etc. - Her house is on Boretz Road. And we use  in  for the names of land-areas (towns,  counties, states, countries, and continents).
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