Simple Prepositions






Simple Prepositions :


Prepositions

A Preposition is a word placed before a noun or pronoun to show its relation to some other word as…

I write with a pen.

There are two classes of Prepositions.

1. Simple Prepositions
2. Compound Prepositions

Simple Prepositions are those which are not compounded with any other word.

The Simple Prepositions generally assist in determining the place or position of a person or thing.

John went on the roof and found his ball in the gutter.

ON shows the place of John and IN the place where the ball was found.

The Simple Prepositions are nineteen.

After
At
By
Down
For
From
In
Of
On
Over
Past
Round
Since
Through
Till
To
Under
Up
With

Compound Prepositions are those which are formed by uniting two words or parts of words.

About
Above
Across
Against
Along
Amid Or Amidst
Among Or Amongst
Around
Athwart
Before
Behind
Below
Beneath
Beside
Besides
Between Or Betwixt
Beyond
Into
Onto
Throughout
Toward
Towards
Underneath
Upon
Within
Without

Write five sentences each containing a Simple Preposition.

Write five sentences each containing a Compound Preposition.







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