Definition of Preposition
There is no particular rule to use the preposition. Sometimes there might be a confusion as in native language, there might be several meanings of prepositions used in the sentences according to their uses.
Here are some examples.
- A rabbit slept under a tree.
- The boys are playing on the ground.
In above sentences the prepositions ‘under’ and ‘on’ are showing relation to the nouns ‘tree’ and ‘ground’ respectively.
A preposition is used to show-
- to introduce an object.
List of Common and Mostly Used Prepositions
Here is a list of some common and mostly used prepositions.