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7.  Preposition – a word that indicates position

Examples of prepositions include up, over, between, next to, in front of, through, in, on, under – and there are lots more.

A preposition describes your physical position

Grandma went to lawyers who prepared her position (preposition) in court. (See grammar – nine parts of speech).

To remember that prepositions are up, over, between etc, see the following:

In is a preposition

The lawyers looked “in” the law books (“in” is a preposition).

Under is a preposition 

The lawyers even looked “under” the table for the right book (“under” is a preposition).

Over is a preposition 

The lawyers even looked “over” book mounds for the right book (“over” is a preposition).

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