Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 14 The Preposition

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 14 The Preposition. A Preposition is a word that is placed before a Noun or Pronoun to show its relation to some other word (noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb) in a sentence.

Common preposition words are till, by, after, behind, with, to, into, upon, beside, besides, between, among, over, above, under, below, since, at, on, in, from, etc.

7th English Grammar Chapter 14 The Preposition for 2020-2021

Class: 7English Grammar
Chapter: 14The Preposition

Use of Prepositions “For”

PriceI got a cow for six goats.
PurposeWe go to school for education.
SuitabilityWalking is good for health.
PreparationShe is getting ready for office.
CauseHema is praised for her beauty.
DistanceThe forest stretched for miles.




Use of “for” as Definite length of time

For four days/months/years/a long time/several days/so many days/a short time/a little while/how long etc. I have lived in this house for two years. For how long had he been absent from duty?

Use of Prepositions “By”
MeansMr. Chauhan makes his living by teaching.
TimeThe enemy attacked by night.
SwearingI swear by God.
MannerI caught him by the ear.
AmountThey sell rice by the quintal.
Use of Prepositions “From”
ReasonShe is suffering from fever.
PlaceThe child fell from the roof.
PointNo one knows where he came from.
SeparationHe is safe from danger.
SourceTea comes from Assam.



Use of Prepositions “on”

To indicate specific day and date; part of certain days and dates – on Christmas evening, on Sunday morning / evening / on the morning of the 15th, on the night of June 22, 2020.

Open spaceHe works on a rubber plantation/platform/a farm/an estate.
Things at restThe book is on the table.
Means of travellingHe travelled on horseback/foot/a cycle/a camel.
SupportClimbers grow on trees.
ConcernI have written a book on translation.
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