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preposition types

Preposition types

What is Preposition, and types of Preposition?

A Preposition Is the 6th part of speech which is defined as a word that comes before a noun or pronoun to show in what relation the person or thing denoted by it stands in this regard to something else

Any noun or pronoun that is used with a preposition is called its object 

sometimes prepositions may have two or more objects

That road runs to Lahore and Islamabad

Kinds of Preposition

Simple Preposition (preposition types) :

This type of Preposition is often placed after a verb or adjective and tell us something about the noun or pronoun.

For example

At 

By for 

From

In 

Of 

Off

With

Up 

To 

Till

Out 

Through

On

Usage of simple Preposition

He is fond of sweets 

He is at home

He is looking at me 

Ahmed is very good at math

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Compound Preposition (preposition types) :

This type of Preposition is generally formed by placing before a preposition to a noun an adjective, or an adverb.

About 

Above 

Across 

Along

Amidst

Among

Amongst

Around

Before

Behind

Below 

Beneath

Beside

Between

Beyond

Inside

Outside

Underneath

Within

Without

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 Phrase Preposition (preposition types) :

This type of Preposition is formed with groups of words used with the force of a single Preposition.

According to

Agreeable to

Along with

Away from

Because of

By dint of

By means of 

By reason of

By virtue of

By way of

Comfortably to

For the sake of

In accordance with

In addition to

On behalf of

In case of 

In comparison to

In compliance with

In consequence of

In course of

In favour of

In front of

In lieu of

In order to

In place of

In reference to

In regard to

In spite of

Instead of

In the event of

On account of

Owing to

With regard to

With a view to

With reference to

With an eye to




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