The object of a preposition
is the noun or pronoun which the Preposition
relates to the rest of the sentence. The object is the answer to the question whom
when asked after the preposition.He walked through the door.
She brought the book for me.
In the first example door
is the object of the preposition through
In the next sentence me
is the object of the preposition for
. Note that the objective case of the pronoun
is used. (Click here to read more about personal pronoun cases
The preposition and its object and any modifiers which come between them are called a prepositional phrase.See Also:PrepositionsPersonal Pronoun CasesCopyright 2010 WOW. All rights reserved. FifteenMinutesOfFiction.com has been granted non-exclusive rights to display this work. For permission to reprint this item, please contact the author.
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