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.