A preposition is a word that connects one thing with another, showing how they are related. A preposition is usually followed by a noun or pronoun.
Some prepositions tell you about position or place.
- There's a big balloon in the sky.
- Jane is jumping into the pool.
- The books fell off the shelf.
- Dad always keeps his wallet in the drawer.
- There is a long mirror on the wall.
- The school is near the park.
- There is an old castle on the hill.
- The horse jumped over the hurdle.
Some prepositions are used to talk about time.
- Many shops close on Sundays.
- The trees lose their leaves during winter.
- We always wash our hands before meals.
- We watched the World Cup game until 2:00 A.M.
- Dad gets home about six in the evening.
- We get up in the morning.
- We go to bed at night.
- It’s always hot in summer.
- The movie starts at two in the afternoon.
- Autumn begins in September.
- They were married in 1990.
- Joe arrived after me.
- It has not rained at all for two weeks.
- Breakfast is served at seven o’clock.
- Kevin and Joe have been in the same class since first grade.