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1. Introduction to Preposition

Prepositions like Conjunctions are connectives. Prepositions connect noun, verb, and adjective to the following noun/noun phrase/gerund. Conjunctions on the other hand connect clauses. Common Prepositions Time: in (a month/year), on (day), at (time), before, during, after, since, until Location/Pisition/Place: behind, under, over, above, below, between, in, out, on, at, by Direction/Movement: to, into, onto, towards, through, across, up, down, around, past Possession: water of the Ganges, a man of honesty; the girl with blond hair, that part is owned by my brother Agency/Instrument/Means: runs on diesel; on foot; by force; travelled by train; gifted by my friend; opened with a knife Cause/Purpose/Reason: died of hunger; took antibiotic for infection; diet for weight reduction; due to, because of, owing to Source: message from head office; wrested control from his uncle Manner: death by hanging; resisted with courage; won with ease; walks like a penguin 1. Multi-word prepositions starting with preposition

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