Prepositions

Relations shown by prepositions

August 22, 2010

Prepositions show various kinds of relations. The most important among them are the following: Place She ran across the street. The boy fell among the thorns. We were at the foot of the hill. The thief was hiding behind the cupboard. Time I have a meeting in the afternoon. You must return before sunset. Wait […]

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Prepositions

June 5, 2010

Read the following sentences: There is some water in the bottle. He is fond of his daughter. He fell off the ladder. In sentence 1, the word in shows the relation between two things – water and bottle. In sentence 2, the word of shows the relation between the adjective fond and the noun daughter. […]

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