Proposotion vs Preposition - What's the difference?
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Not English Proposotion has no English definition. It may be misspelled.
English words similar to 'proposotion':preposition
From (etyl) praepositio'', from ''praeponere'' (to place before); ''prae'' (before) + ''ponere'' (to put, place); compare French ''''. (See position, and compare provost.) So called because it is usually placed before the word with which it is phrased, as in .
(grammar) Any of a closed class of non-inflecting words typically employed to connect a noun or a pronoun, in an adjectival]] or [[adverb, adverbial sense, with some other word: a particle used with a noun or pronoun (in English always in the objective case) to make a phrase limiting some other word.
(obsolete) A proposition; an exposition; a discourse.
- And in (121) below, we see that when a wh-NP is used as the Object of a Preposition , the whole Prepositional Phrase can undergo WH MOVEMENT:
(121) (a) [To whom''] can I send this letter —?
(121) (b) [''About what''] are they quarrelling —?
(121) (c) [''In which book ] did you read about it —?
- He made a long preposition and oration.
* preposition of time
* preposition of place
* prepositional phrase
From pre- + position
To place in a location before some other event occurs.
- It is important to preposition the material before turning on the machine.