|A preposition is a word that comes before a noun or a pronoun and shows the relationship of that noun or pronoun to other words in the sentence.
The most common prepositions are:
The object of a preposition is a noun or pronoun that follows it and completes its meaning.
A prepositional phrase is made up of the preposition, its object, and any associated adjectives or adverbs. A prepositional phrase can function as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb.
Directions: Explain in your own words prepositions, objects of prepositions, and prepositional phrases; and give examples. The prepositional phrases of the following sentences are underlined. Find the prepositions in them. As a homework, read a book and find prepositions and prepositional phrases.