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A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between its?
Object and another word in the sentence.
Does a preposition always have an object?
Yes. (He is looking at the sky)
When a preposition introduces a phrase, the phrase is known as?
A prepositional phrase.
When prepositions act as "adverbs", they?
Have no object, i.e., if you ask the question "what" or "whom" and you have no answer, it is an adverb, otherwise, it is a preposition. [He looked at the sky and sat down. (Looked what? The sky! So, it’s a preposition. But sat what? There’s no answer, so it’s an adverb)]
Prepositions of place, which we use to talk about where people or things are, include?
In, on, under, behind, in front of, above, next to, near, and at.
Door, a page, the menu, the 3rd floor, a bus/train/plane/horse are examples of places where one could use?
The preposition of place, on (surface)
Paris, my bag, a car, a row, a boat, and the paper are examples of places where one could use?
The preposition of place, in (enclosed space).
School, home, the office, the corner, the door, the entrance and work are examples of places where one could use?
The preposition of place, at (a point)
May, 1997, summer, and the future are examples of time where one could use?
The preposition of time, in (months-years-periods)
March 24, my birthday, Mondays, and Christmas Day are examples of time where one could use?
The preposition of time, on (days-dates)
Noon, sunset, Christmas and 5 p.m. are examples of time where one could use?
The preposition of time, at (precise time)
Onto, into, around, at, for, off, to and towards are examples of prepositions of?
Direction or movement.
Smile at, frown at, glare at, grin at, laugh at, shoot at, shout at, stare at, wink at , etc. are examples of using at to indicate?
Direction
At peace, at ease, at rest, and at war are examples of using at to indicate?
Condition.
Apologize for, reward for, congratulate for, criticize for, expel for, pay for, and punish for are examples of using for to indicate?
Reason
Look like/be like are examples of using like to indicate?
Something/somebody is similar to something/somebody else.
With care, anger, courage, delight, discretion, enthusiasm, fear, pride, thanks, shame etc. are examples of using with to indicate?
Manner of behavior