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English Basics
Volume 2, Number 15, December 15, 1997

Object of the Preposition

A preposition is a word that shows a relation between a noun or pronoun to another word in the sentence.

The object of the preposition is the noun or pronoun that comes after the preposition.

Underline the preposition in each sentence. Write the object of the preposition after each sentence. The first four have been done for you.


1.x Tammy left her shoes beside the pool. ___pool
2. xRunning through the halls will not be allowed. ___halls
3. xSomeone put onions in my garden salad. ___salad
4. xWere you sneaking around the corner? ___corner
5. xYou should never jump over a hungry dragon.
6. xSnoring in class does not earn you an A!
7. xWe marched behind the unhealthy cow.
8. xBill looked into the box and smiled.
9. xSanta needs radar when he flies to Buffalo.
10. I'm looking beyond tomorrow when I make these plans.
11. I won't sit with your grumpy sister!
12. Linda's gift is hidden under the old blue couch.
13. The package is coming from Ontario.
14. Charles stood calmly by the glittering tree.

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