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A preposition tells a reader when, how, or where something occured. The puppy dug in the trash can. On Tuesday, the puppy dug around the trash can.
Identifying prepositions (and eliminating the unnecessary ones) is a key to concise writing. First, learn to identify them with the following links.
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