The following sentence has a word or phrase underlined. Read the sentence carefully and find which part of speech the underlined word belongs to.
Denver found his bow tie and his favourite camera under the huge rug at the corner of the living area.
Correct Answer : c ) PrepositionExplanation :
The underlined word has been used to refer to the place or location of the bow tie and the camera.
Prepositions are words that are used to link a noun or phrase to another part of the sentence. They are the words used to indicate time, the direction or location of an object, or to introduce something.
Similarly, ‘under’ is to link ‘the huge rug’ with the rest of the sentence.
So, it is a preposition.
Hence, (c) is the correct answer.
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