- 4. Prepositions of Manner/Prepositions of Cause and Effect
- 7. Same word used as preposition and other parts of speech
A simple preposition is a one-word preposition. A preposition can also come in a two-word or a three-word combination, which is called a compound preposition. A compound preposition functions as a single preposition. A compound preposition that consists of two words include according to, because of, different from, due to, and instead of. Three-word compound prepositions are as far as, in addition to, in front of, and in spite of, etc.
Words that are used only as prepositions
Two-word compound prepositions
Three-word compound prepositions