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    Parts of speech

    Part of speech question:
    Parents used to believe IN monsters too.

    What part of speech is IN?

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    Re: Parts of speech

    Just the word in is a preposition; but in that sentence it can be called a particle forming part of the phrasal verb 'believe in'.

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