Preposition is a word that denotes the relationship between two individuals or entities in a sentence. They can indicate time, place, or relationship.
Examples: at, since, through, over, under, toward, on, onto, beneath
Types of Prepositions
I. Prepositions of Time show relationships between a word and a period of time.
- I was born in 1945.
- We’ll meet you at 3pm.
II. Prepositions of Place show relationships between a word and a location.
- I found your phone under your bed.
- Her address is at Manga Street, Mabuhay City.
III. Prepositions of Movement show relationships between a word and a movement to a specific direction.
- I went to the library to read a book.
- He sailed across the Pacific Ocean.