Preposition Of

This word has many meanings including the following:

Of: from

  • He is a native of China. (= He is from China.)

Of: concerning

  • Have you heard anything of them.
  • News of Granny

Of: belonging to

  • This the official residence of the Prime Minister.

Of: about

  • I often think of you.

Of: by

  • A man beloved of all his friends (= A man beloved by all his friends)

Of can indicate authorship and origin.

  • The works of Shakespeare
  • A man of humble birth

Of can also show cause.

  • She died of grief.

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