Can a perposition be used as a verb?

A preposition is used with a verb to be called a prepositional verb. Instances of the same would help you understand the concept better:

  • I seek for your blessings.

  • He was asked to look after my grandmother.



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An idiomatic expression that combines a verb and a preposition to make a new verb with a distinct meaning.

The preposition in a prepositional verb must be followed by a noun or pronoun, and so all prepositional verbs are transitive. Also, the object must come after the preposition.

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