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What is a preposition?



A preposition is an adposition that occurs before its complement.

Examples (English)
  • to
  • with
  • from
  A preposition is a kind of

Crystal 1980 282


Hartmann and Stork 1972 182–183


Mish 1991 929


Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 657–659


Richards, Platt, and Weber 1985 227

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