Noun(1) 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(2) (linguistics, as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached
(1) A good comedy movie is also one that is dripping with humour in small doses, so that even a preposition or a pronoun at a given moment seems hilarious.(2) After a fair amount of searching, I was not able to find any other examples with participles, and only one example of any kind at all (aside from the possible prepositional examples above).(3) Perhaps he could explain prepositional verbs to them.(4) But only that which can be true or false - thus prepositionally contentful - can confirm or refute.(5) The main reason not to welcome all prepositional uses of than, in my opinion, has to do with sentences like this one: ├ö├ç├┐I like her better than him.├ö├ç├û(6) There is plenty of evidence that even educated Americans often believe that there is something wrong with sentences ending in prepositions .(7) Moreover, many words have uses without meanings - personal names, prepositions , conjunctions, and the like are cases in point.(8) Turn up is one of the fossilized prepositional verbs of English, like come across meaning ├ö├ç├┐encounter├ö├ç├û.(9) When challenged to come up with words of another language, most people will respond with nouns and verbs rather than auxiliaries, prepositions , and the like.(10) It's quite different from English, too, in that it puts the verb at the end of the sentence and uses postpositions instead of prepositions .
(1) preposition of place :: 場所の前置詞
1. preposition ::
Different Formspreposition, prepositional, prepositions
English to Japanese Dictionary: preposition
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