This part of a speech basically refers to words that specify location or a location in time.
Examples of Prepositions: above, below, throughout, outside, before, near, and since
- Micah is hidingunder the bed.
The italicized preposition introduces the prepositional phrase “under the bed,” and tells where Micah is hiding.
- Duringthe game, the audience never stopped cheering for their team.
The italicized preposition introduces the prepositional phrase “during the game,” and tells when the audience cheered.