In this tutorial you will learn about the Preposition and its application with practical example.

In this tutorial , we will learn about Preposition.

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Let us talk about Preposition. To understand the concept of Prepositions, let us see some examples:

1.We are in the bus.
2.We celebrate Independence Day on 15th August every year.
3.We are going to.

In the above sentences, ‘in, on, and to, are prepositions.

Prepositions are used to show time, place and direction.

Definition: “A preposition is a word which relates a noun/pronoun with a sentence or a phrase”.

Prepositions are used before a noun or a pronoun to indicate time, place or directions.

Type Of Prepositions:

There are four types of Prepositions:

  1. Simple preposition: at, on, by, to, with etc…(usually small words)
  2. Compound prepositions: among, between, below etc….(a little bigger one)
  3. Phrase prepositions: in front of, by the reason of, on behalf of etc….(which is made up of two or more than two words..)
  4. Participle prepositions: barring, leaving, notwithstanding etc…. (V1+ing).

Prepositional Phrase:

The pair of the preposition and the noun/pronoun connected with it is called a prepositional phrase.

Further details will be explained in our Lesson 13.


In this tutorial we have learn about the Preposition and its application with practical example. I hope you will like this tutorial.