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    The lecture was so boring that I dropped off half way through.

    Is the word "through" fucntioning as an adverb, or as a preposition in the context below?
    The lecture was so boring that I dropped of half way through.

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    Re: The lecture was so boring that I dropped off half way through.

    Yes, it's functioning as a preposition or adverb.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: The lecture was so boring that I dropped off half way through.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes, it's functioning as a preposition or adverb.
    What if I am taking an exam and this question appears on the examination paper?

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    Re: The lecture was so boring that I dropped off half way through.

    I would not say preposition on an exam.

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