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    abstract preposition

    Today I have come across the word `abstract preposition' but I found no details of this in my book.

    Could anyone explain me basics about the same?

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    Re: abstract preposition

    Can you give any examples of abstract propositions?

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    Re: abstract preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Can you give any examples of abstract propositions?

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    go off
    look at
    laugh at
    frown at

    These are the examples given in my book. But I couldn't understand what this mean.

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    Re: abstract preposition

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    go off
    look at
    laugh at
    frown at

    These are the examples given in my book. But I couldn't understand what this mean.
    Those aren't prepositions. Those are verbs. In particular, "go off" is a verb phrase.

    ~R

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