Hallelujah for the work He does in me – this is grace!
preposition – a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause, as in “the man on the platform,” “she arrived after dinner,” “what did you do it for?”
The English Club claims there are about 150 prepositions in the English language. You use some of them every day: of, to, in, for, with, under, over, and more are very common.*
Others are less common but still easily recognizable, such as aboard, amid, betwixt, excluding, per, minus, versus and via. I could go a year or more without using the word betwixt and yet greet it as an old and beloved friend when next we meet.
We should look upon prepositions as friends, after all. Writing sentences without them is risky business.
For example, if I said “I’ll put the pizza you and me” you might…
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