A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition.
A preposition usually indicates the temporal, spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence as in the following examples:
- The book isonthe table.
- The book isbeneaththe table.
- The book is leaningagainstthe table.
- The book isbesidethe table.
- She held the bookoverthe table.
- She read the bookduringclass
- Is this the correct defination of preposition? experts of meritnation to please tell
this definition is partially correct but as i hav been taught ......... i have been told that prepositions are the words indicating place , position , manner , time like at , in, on etc. where at works as a preposition of time as well as a preposition of place .
1. we will meet at the mall tomorrow ( at working as a preposition of place )
2. we will be starting the play at 10:00 am .(at working as a preposition of time