What Are Objects of Prepositions?
Nouns as Objects of Prepositions
As mentioned above, nouns and noun phrases can function as objects of prepositions. Let us study the following examples:
Sicily is watching a movie with
She told me about
Pronouns as Objects of Prepositions
Gerunds can function as the object of a preposition too. Take a look at the following examples:
It is time for
How to Find Them?
As the name suggests, these objects are used with prepositions. Therefore, whether they are nouns, noun phrases/clauses, or pronouns, they are always placed after the preposition. Take a look at the following examples:
What do you think about
She came in after
Prepositional Phrase Modifiers
When asking a question about an object of a preposition, usually 'whom' is used in its place. Take a look at the following example:
I told him to speak to
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