Prepositions

A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of one thing to another. Prepositions tell us about position.

Example: Martin fell down the stairs.

Example: The ladies sat on chairs.

Example: I will sing a song for you.

Note: Some words can be used as either preposition or adverb.

Compare:

Example: Sam and I left Dad inside the house. [A preposition is used.]

Example: Sam and I left Dad inside. [An adverb is used.]

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