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Participial Prepositions

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.

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