Wednesday, October 6, 2010


Not by me, by a friend who passes it on from afar. A teacher to students:

“A preposition simply tells the location of something. In the sentence ‘The boy is under the table,’ the preposition tells you where he’s at.”
Note that the other prepositions in these sentences — at, by, from, in, of, to — all work in exactly the same way!

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comments: 1

Elaine said...

My granny would have said, "He's right behind the AT." She asked, and gave, no quarter.