The following sentence has a word or phrase underlined. Read the sentence carefully and find which part of speech the underlined word belongs to. Indicate your response accordingly.
Rio left his shoes and his favourite book under the kitchen table.
Correct Answer : c ) PrepositionExplanation :
The underlined word has been used to refer to the place or location of the shoes and book.
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 ‘kitchen table’ with the rest of the sentence.
So, it is a preposition.
Hence, option C is the correct answer.
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Noun: A hard rigid usually large covering of an animal.; The outside part of a fruit or seed.; Something like an external structure that resembles a shell.; A casing without substance.; The hard exterior of an egg.; A hard enclosing cover.
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