Sentence Examples


  • What the grammarians called " tmesis," the separation of the preposition from the verb with which it is compounded, is peculiar to Homer.
  • At the same time, different prepositions can have very similar uses (in the morning, on Monday morning, at night).
  • Direct object pronouns follow prepositions: "You can say what you want to me."
  • Even the most fluent speakers and writers would probably confess to an occasional uncertainty as to the most appropriate preposition.
  • If they are preceded by a preposition they also are referred to as prepositional phrases.

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