1. What are prepositions?
Prepositions tell us where something is.
Some basic prepositions are:
2. How to use prepositions
Prepositions can be used:
- after a verb
- after a noun
*Note: although the ‘after a noun’ structure does not have a verb, its sentence must still have a verb.
Example: The book on the table is mine.
3. Examples of prepositions
|Prepositions after verb||Prepositions after noun|
|I live in Russia.||I like the shoes in that shop.|
|He is sleeping under the table.||The umbrella next to the door is Pedro’s.|
|He plays football in the garden.||Julius painted the picture on the wall.|
|She studies at the best school in town.||Take the money beside the phone for your lunch.|
|They sit at the front of the class.||The plate in the sink needs washed.|
|The money fell off the table.||The keys beside the bowl are yours.|
|The car will stop outside the house.||Could you pass me the pencil on the table, please?|
|We jumped over the fence.||Amy’s cat is asleep on the chair by the window.|
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