145 - location Other compound prepositions are more...

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compound preposition  is formed with more than one word, but it is exactly like a simple  preposition. The last word of a compound preposition is always one of the simple prepositions, so it  will be easy to recognize compound prepositions. You will notice that many of the following  compound prepositions are formed with a directional word and the simple preposition  de.  Remember  that if a directional word is used without  de , it is no longer considered a preposition. The most  common compound prepositions indicate location. The following are some compound prepositions of 
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Unformatted text preview: location. Other compound prepositions are more idiomatic. a espaldas de behind the back of a fines de at the end a lo largo de along a partir de from (time or date) on, starting … a través de through abajo de underneath adentro de inside afuera de outside (of) al lado de next to alrededor de around antes de before enfrente de in front of frente a opposite, facing fuera de outside of (prep) junto a close to, next to lejos de far from...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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145 - location Other compound prepositions are more...

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