A preposition is a word used to link or used to establish a relationship between any two or more than two nouns, pronouns or phrases or other words within a sentence.
For example: I prefer to read in the library.
Here the word that is depicting the relationship between ‘I’ and the ‘library’ is “in”. If with respect to the library I’ll ask the question that “where am I?” then the answer will be in. Hence here the preposition is in.
Generally asking the question where’ from the subject with respect to the object gives out the preposition.
Types of Preposition
There are mainly three types of prepositions-
These are the type of prepositions used to indicate that has been happened or is going to happen or will happen i.e. these are those prepositions that work with respect to time. For example: after, before, in, on, at, etc.
These are the type of prepositions used to indicate the place or position. For example: under, over, in, on, at, inside, outside, etc.
These are the type of prepositions used to indicate the direction of movement. For example: to,through, across, into, etc.
Prepositions with Nouns
The phrasal combination of nouns and prepositions are referred.
Prepositions with Verbs
The phrasal combination of prepositions and verbs are referred to.
Prepositions with Adjectives
The phrasal combination of prepositions with adjectives is referred to.
While talking about the prepositions in the English language there are about 150 prepositions that could mostly be admired. However, there is no hard and fast rule of application of the prepositions or use of the prepositions or identification.What so ever, we are providing here an alphabetical list of commonly used prepositions through which you can go through once which will result in more cleared thoughts about prepositions.