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a function word that combines with a noun or pronoun or noun phrase to form a prepositional phrase that can have an adverbial or adjectival relation to some other word

(linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached)

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Ten (1) of them are collected in the Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, whereas the other seven (2) are recorded by the Middle English Dictionary as including at least one preposition or adverb meaning 'between'.
labeling above each or some words in selected sentences if it is a noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction, or interjection.
Furthermore, the semantics of one preposition can have semantically "more independent" (i.
Table 2: T-Test result for PP and PF prepositions (Pausing preceding and following in grammaticised preposition types)
Transmographying bioethics from a noun into an adjective simply hides the preposition.
Chodorow, Tetreault and Han (2007) claim that preposition errors account for a substantial proportion of all grammatical errors made by ESL students.
Nevertheless, the same preposition is used with both types of oblique object.
The phrase should be read as "with you and me" where me is the object of the preposition, with.
Preposition-adjective compounds include the curious instance of antonymic prepositions compounding with the same adjective to yield two different verbs with the same meaning: slow down and slow up.
The variable y, when it does not appear in Dative case, is introduced by the preposition to.
THEY PUT THE PREPOSITION 187 * ON THE BALLOT, BUT THE JUDGE OVERTURNED IT.
The obvious solution was to preposition equipment near the combat zone.
5 degree accuracy on presets allow the user to get to any preposition in less than a second.