Preposition for Kids / Children

What is a Preposition?
  • It is a word that comes after the noun, pronoun or verb.
  • It is a connection word that builds a relationship with another noun or pronoun.
  • It says about the relationship like direction, place, time, comparison in English grammar.
  • We can split the word preposition as pre + position (i.e,.) information about the position.
List of Prepositions:

Prepositions
about,above,according to,across after, against, along, along with, among, apart from, around, as, as for, at, because of, before,, behind below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, but, by, by means of, concerning, despite, down, during, except, except for, excepting, for, from, in, in addition to, in back of, in case of, in front of, in place of, inside, in spite of, instead of, into, like, near, next, of, off, on, onto, on top of, out, out of, outside, over, past, regarding, round, since, through, throughout, till, to, toward, under, underneath, unlike, until, up, upon, up to, with, within, without

Dear kids, let us learn what is a preposition with few examples here.


Examples:

1) The pen is on the table.

Preposition

In the above example 'On' is a Preposition, which connects the pen and table.


2) He is working as a teacher.

Preposition

In the above example 'As' is a Preposition, which relates the person with the profession.


3) Teena is at park.

Preposition

In the above example 'At' is a Preposition, which relates the park and Teena.


4) Pappu's home is behind the school.

Preposition

In the above example 'Behind' is a Preposition, which connects the home and the school.


5) She is sitting beneath the tree.

Preposition

In the above example 'Beneath' is a Preposition, which builds the relation between the girl and tree.


6) My dad and I went for a birthday party.

Preposition

In the above example "And" is a Preposition, which connects the person and his dad.


7) My ball fell into that well.

Preposition

In the above example 'Into' is a Preposition, which builds the relation between the ball and the well.


8) Raju is sitting next to me.

Preposition

In the above example 'Next' is a Preposition, which tells about the relation between Raju and Me.


9) For  thepast  one  week  i  am doing yoga.
Preposition

In the above example "Past" is a Preposition, which tell time connection between me and yoga.


10) I  will  complete  the  homework on  wednesday.
Preposition

In the above example "on" is a Preposition, which builds relation between homework completion and day of completion.




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