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Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

50 prepositions Reveals a position of a noun. Shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and its objects. A prepositional phrase starts with a preposition, ends with its object and includes all words in between.
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preposition
A word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word.
prepositional phrase
A phrase that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or a pronoun.
above
The sky is above the earth.
across
He ran across the stage.
after
The show will be after the dinner.
around
I can see Tom around the corner.
at
The show will be at the Grand Theater.
before
How many jumped before the end of the road.
behind
The red car will be behind the white car.
below
The sign will be below the window.
beside
The dog is sitting beside the cat.
between
The turkey lunch meat is between the two pieces of rye bread.
by
What is by the store?
down
The rock fell down the air vent.
during
It was during WWII that my grandpa saved five people.
for
The woman spoke for the child.
from
It is from coast to coast.
inside
I will be inside the house.
into
I ran into the wall.
of
He is one of two people going this summer.
on
When will I be on the school board?
out
She threw the ball out the window.
over
I was over the rainbow.
to
John went to the store.
under
Tom went under the bridge.
with
What shoe will go with the blue dress.
of penguins
What is the prepositional phrase?
There are 17 types of penguins, and the Emperor penguin is the largest.
in late March
What is the prepositional phrase?
Antarctica's winter begins in late March.
on only one continent
What is the prepositional phrase?
Emperor penguins can be found on only one continent.