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The importance of preposition in daily life.

How to use prepositions and how to make your work be professional, you will find in this presentation.
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andrei aghenii

on 14 November 2012

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Transcript of The importance of preposition in daily life.

Preposition What is a Preposition? Prepositions of Time: at, on, and in Prepositions of Place: at, on, and in Prepositions of Movement: to
and No Preposition Prepositions of Location: in, at, and on
and No Preposition Prepositions of Time: for and since This video will help you to undertand how to use prepositions A preposition describes a relationship between other words in a sentence. In itself, a word like "in" or "after" is rather meaningless and hard to define in mere words. We use at to designate specific times.
#The train is due at 12:15 p.m.

We use on to designate days and dates.
#My brother is coming on Monday.
#We're having a party on the Fourth of July.

We use in for nonspecific times during a day, a month, a season, or a year.
#She likes to jog in the morning.
#It's too cold in winter to run outside.
#He started the job in 1971.
#He's going to quit in August. We use at for specific addresses.
#Grammar English lives at 55 Boretz Road in Durham.

We use on to designate names of streets, avenues, etc.
#Her house is on Boretz Road.

And we use in for the names of land-areas (towns, counties, states, countries, and continents).
#She lives in Durham.
#Durham is in Windham County.
#Windham County is in Connecticut. IN
(the) bed*
the bedroom
AT
class*
home

NO PREPOSITION
downstairs
downtown
ON
the bed*
the ceiling We use to in order to express movement toward a place.
#They were driving to work together.

Toward and towards are also helpful prepositions to express movement. These are simply variant spellings of the same word; use whichever sounds better to you.
#We're moving toward the light. We use for when we measure time (seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, years).
#He held his breath for seven minutes.
#She's lived there for seven years.
#The British and Irish have been quarreling for seven centuries.

We use since with a specific date or time.
#He's worked here since 1970.
#She's been sitting in the waiting room since two-thirty. Thank You.
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