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English Prepositions


prepositions

English prepositions

In grammar, a preposition is a word which is used before a noun, a noun phrase or a pronoun, connecting it to another word. In the sentences:

  • "We jumped in the lake"
  • "Many shops don't open on Sundays."

"in" and "on" are prepositions

Generally speaking one can classify prepositions in three groups: prepositions of time,prepositions of place and other types of prepositions. Visit the pages below to study each type. We provide explanations along with some examples.

Exercise on prepositions.