A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition.

A preposition usually indicates the temporal, spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence as in the following examples:

The book isonthe table.
The book isbeneaththe table.
The book is leaningagainstthe table.
The book isbesidethe table.
She held the bookoverthe table.
She read the bookduringclass
Is this the correct defination of preposition? experts of meritnation to please tell

this definition is partially correct but as i hav been taught ......... i have been told that prepositions are the words indicating place , position , manner , time like at , in,  on etc. where at works as a preposition of time as well as a preposition of place .

eg. 

1. we will meet at the mall tomorrow ( at working as a preposition of place )

2. we will be starting the play at 10:00 am .(at working as a preposition of time

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