Positions Of Prepositions

Preposition:
English sentences में preposition वाक्य के शुरू, मध्य या अंत में आ सकता है।
1. Look at these sentences:
(a) This is a book of poems.
(b) This train goes to Delhi.
(c) School begins at ten o’clock.
ऊपर के वाक्यो में preposition (of, to, at) का प्रयोग nouns (poems, Delhi, ten o’clock)के पहले किया गया है।

2. Look at these sentences:
(a) What are you afraid of ?
(b) She likes being looked at.
Afraid of, looked at, difficulty with कुछ ऐसे शब्द है जिनके साथ preposition clause के अंत में आते है।

3. Look at these sentences:
(a) Who are you thinking of?
(b) What are you looking at?
(c) What are you so angry about?
(d) Where has the bus come from?
Wh-words या how से शुरू होनेवाले questions के अंत में preposition आता है।

4. Look at these sentences:
(a) What a lot of trouble l am in!
(b) His address- that’s what I’m not sure of.
What से शुरू होनेवाले दूसरे clauses में भी preposition end position में रहता है।

5. Look at these sentences:
(a) There is the house I told you about.
(b) You remember the boy I was going out with.
(c) This is the song that I am fond of.
Relative clauses में preposition अंत में आता है।

6. Look at these sentences:
(a) I hate being laughed at.
(b) The patient has already been operated on.
Passive clauses में preposition अंत में आता है।

7. Look at these sentences:
(a) It’s a boring place to live in.
(b) I need something to write with.
Infinitive phrases के अंत में preposition आता है।

8. Look at these sentences:
(a) Who is it for?
(b) What is she like?
(c) What was it about?
अगर question में am, is, are, was, were main verb रहे तो preposition अंत में आता है।

9. Look at these sentences:
(a) For whom was the warning intended?
(b) On which flight is the general travelling?
(c) The problem about which I consulted you ha been solved.
Wh- questions तथा relative clauses में preposition को पहले भी रखा जा सकता है।

10. Look at these sentences:
(a) Who do you intend to travel with?
(b) With whom do you intend to travel?
Who के पहले preposition नही आता है किन्तु whom के पहले आता है।

11. Look at these sentences:
(a) There is the boy I used to be in love with.
(b) It was the boy with whom she used to be in love.(Not with that…..)
Relative clauses में केवल whom या which के पहले preposition आ सकता है, that के पहले नही।