is a word which shows the relation of a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence. The word connected is called the object of the preposition
. The preposition and its object along with any modifiers, is called a prepositional phrase.
Common prepositions are:at, by, for, in, into, near, of, on, to, about, above, across, after, against, along, around, before, behind, below, beneath, between, beyond, during, inside, over, since, through, throughout, till, under, with, without.We walked to the grocery store.
In the sentence above to
is the preposition and store
is the object. To the grocery store
is a prepositional phrase which includes the modifiers the
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