Prepositions are used to relate elements in a sentence

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Prepositions are used to relate elements in a sentence: noun to noun, verb to verb, or verb to  noun/pronoun. Prepositions may contract with articles.  Prepositions may be used as modifiers and may be used before and after nouns and verbs. Certain  verbs are always followed by a preposition. In addition, prepositions are used before the names of  geographical locations to refer to travel and location. Prepositions are used to relate two elements of a sentence: Noun to noun:  Il est le fils de M. Legrand
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Unformatted text preview: . (He's Mr. Legrand's son.) • Verb to verb: Il commence à pleuvoir . (It's beginning to rain.) • Verb to noun: Elle travaille avec son ami . (She works with her friend.) • Verb to pronoun: Elles habitent près de moi . (They live near me.) Some prepositions consist of only one word, as follows: • à (to) • après (after) • avant (before) • avec (with) • chez (at the house of) • contre (against) • dans, en (in)...
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