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Prepositions At The End Of Clauses

Prepositions at the end of clauses A preposition often connects two things – a noun, adjective or verb that comes before it and a noun phrase or pronoun (prepositional object) that comes after it. He was...

Prepositions | Some Points To Remember

Using prepositions correctly presents special problems for people whose first language is not English. That’s because so many prepositional phrases are idiomatic: They have evolved through use and do not necessarily make logical sense....

Prepositions Common Mistakes

In this lesson we will learn about some common mistakes in the use of prepositions. Incorrect: This is my first time to see a movie since a long time. Correct: I haven’t seen a movie for...

Uses Of Prepositions

Prepositions are words that link a noun or a pronoun to another word in the sentence. Here is a list of some of the most common prepositions: about, between, above, beyond, across, but, after, by, against, despite,...

Commonly Confused Prepositions

Though the prepositions are small words, they are very important ones, and their correct usage is a test of your mastery of the language. This article explains the correct usage of some prepositions that...

Into, Out Of,

Into: a place inside We ran into the garden. Into: to change into; to become The frog changed into a handsome prince. He got himself into serious trouble. Out of The opposite of the preposition into is out of. She ran out of the room....

How To Identify Prepositions

The word is probably a preposition if it is followed by a noun or a noun equivalent. Of course, this can be misleading because verbs are also followed by noun objects. That said, identifying prepositions is not all that difficult....

Words Used Without Prepositions

We do not use prepositions in some common expressions. In some other expressions, we can leave them out. After discuss, enter, marry, lack, resemble and approach Verbs like discuss, enter, marry, lack, resemble and approach are normally followed by direct...

Preposition Beyond

Beyond means on the far side of. It is a preposition.  The house is beyond the bridge. We will be safe when we get beyond the river. Beyond can also mean exceeding, out of reach of and similar ideas. Your work is beyond all praise....