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Prepositions are words that show the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence. They typically indicate position, direction, time, manner, or degree. Some common prepositions in English include:

  • in: used to indicate position inside something or within an enclosed space
  • on: used to indicate position on top of or attached to something
  • at: used to indicate position at a specific point or location
  • to: used to indicate direction or movement towards something
  • from: used to indicate the starting point of a movement or action
  • with: used to indicate accompaniment or association with something or someone
  • by: used to indicate the means or method by which something is done or achieved
  • for: used to indicate purpose or intention
  • of: used to indicate possession, origin, or material

These are just a few examples, but there are many more prepositions in English that can be used in different ways to convey different meanings.