A Planeful of Prepositions
A preposition shows relationships - like a plane shows relationship to a cloud:
The plane goes--
Two important prepositions that do not fit this pattern are:
OF and FOR
Most prepositions begin a phrase that includes:
This phrase is called--
a prepositional phrase!
A sentence may have more than one prepositional phrase.
One preposition: The plane went into the blue sky.
Two prepositions: During the race 1, the plane had trouble with the engine 2.
Four prep. phrases: In spite 1 of trouble 2, the plane sped across the miles 3 to its destination 4.
The number of prepositions in a sentence is unlimited!