Category: prepositions

less frequent simple prepositions

Point 14 in the category of PREPOSITIONS is defined as: less frequent simple prepositions, often in a more formal, literary or business context. The examples include: amongst|unlike|throughout|upon|toward 1 THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. 13601   ESPN Australia Our guys have handled everything extremely well throughout the year. I think they’re going to be really excited to get […]

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preposition + relative pronoun

Point 12 in the category of PREPOSITIONs is defined as: preposition + relative pronoun as complement, to avoid preposition stranding, often in formal contexts. The EGP examples include:   vacancy_NN1 in_II which_DDQ I_PPIS1 am_VBM very_RG interested_JJ ._. club_NN1 of_IO which_DDQ you_PPY are_VBR  the_AT secretary_NN1 ._. someone_PN1 to_II whom_PNQO  they_PPHS2 can_VM talk_VVI ._.   A search […]

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1  (RP) ‘off’ is an adverb particle most often and often appears followed by punctuation, a preposition or conjunction. 4 OFF (II) 1161417   PHRASES: 5 OFF of (II21) 6 ‘OFF’ is found as an adjective before a noun.  ‘off season’.  (JJ%)  8 OFF (JJ22) 31880 11 OFF (RR21) 15526 1 IT (PPH1) OFF (RP) […]

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