Participial prepositions or participle prepositions are participles (gerund forms -ing’ or -ed forms). Participial prepositions include: excluding, following, notwithstanding, pending, considering, during, regarding, including, etc. All these participles can function as ‘participle prepositions’.
Examples of participle prepositions in context
- Joseph was talking to James regarding the new scientific developments.
- I am working during the night and I am exhausted.
- The laws were not in their favour, notwithstanding they decided to pursue the case.
- Following our disagreement, we shall go ahead with the plans to build a new office.
- The officers were going over the possible factors, including the impossible ones.
- Considering our situation we’re gonna have to re-innovate ourselves.
- Excluding our fellow peers from the project was a huge error and detrimental to the company.
- Articles (a/an, the, zero article)
- Pronouns: subject, object and possessive
- Question tags
- English conditionals
- Interrogatives in English
- Phrasal verbs
- Prefixes and suffixes
- Reported and direct speech
- Numbers: cardinal, ordinal, and Roman numbers
- The verb: “get”
- ‘Get’ vs. ‘go’ and ‘got’ vs. ‘gotten’
- Copular verbs
- Cleft sentences
- Subjunctive in English
- Vulgar and taboo in English
- Split infinitive
- Emphasis with inversion
- Gerunds in English
- To + infinitive
- Bare infinitive
- British and American spelling