Prepositions and Conjunctions

Prepositions and Conjunctions

If you hear a person yell 'at!,' you'd probably think they're crazy! Prepositions are words that are basically meaningless unless they are used in a phrase.

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Prepositions can refer to many things. Since there are a lot of prepositions in the English language and they are used a lot, we have to learn them completely.


To connect two sentences to each other, we need some words to link them without breaking the structure of the sentences. Let us learn these linking words.

Prepositions of Time

Prepositions allow us to talk about the relationship between two words in a sentence. Here, we will discuss the different prepositions of time in English.

Prepositions of Place

Prepositions allow us to talk about the relationship between two words in a sentence. Here, we will discuss the different prepositions of place in English.

Prepositions of Direction and Movement

As their names suggest, prepositions of direction and movement show a movement from one place to another or show a particular direction.

Prepositions of Manner

Prepositions of Manner which is also called Prepositions of Method express how a certain thing happens or is done. In this part, we will discuss them.

Compound Prepositions

Compound Prepositions or complex prepositions consist of two or more words that function as a single preposition. You'll learn about them here!

Participle Prepositions

Some participles (i.e. verbs ending with '-ing', '-en' or '-ed') can sometimes act as a preposition. In this lesson, we will learn about the most common ones.

Subordinating Conjunctions

Subordinating conjunctions joins subordinate or dependent clauses to the main or independent clauses. To know all about these tricky grammatical words, click!

Coordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating conjunctions are words that their main job is joining two equal grammatical notions together. Here, we will discuss them more thoroughly.

Correlative Conjunctions

Correlative conjunctions are pairs of words that join or correlate phrases or words with equal importance in a sentence.


Particles are words that have a grammatical function but do not fit into the main parts of speech. In order to learn about them, start studying them right here!

Prepositional Phrases

What are prepositional phrases? Generally, as its name requires, prepositional phrases are phrases made of prepositions. To get to know them, read the article.


'Prepositions' are short words that show direction, time, place, location, spatial relationship with people, places, or things. 'Prepositions' sit in front of (is “pre-positioned” before) its object. Knowing when to use which preposition is a bit tricky. We say we are at the hospital seeing someone who is in the hospital. We lie in bed but on the couch. We watch a movie at the theater but on television. You can learn them by looking them up in a dictionary, reading a lot in English, and learning useful phrases with prepositions.

There are different types of prepositions in English that are put in three main groups:

  1. Prepositions of time
  2. Prepositions of place
  3. Prepositions of direction