Difference between prepositions and conjunction
The following table lists the distinctions between prepositions and conjunction.
Type of difference
A preposition is a word that indicates place, position, time, or manner when it is used with a noun or pronoun.
A word that connects words, clauses, or sentences is referred to as a conjunction.
A preposition's primary purpose is to draw attention to the connection between one word and another.
Conjunctions primarily link two things together.
Prepositions of place, agency, position, time, direction, or method fall under this category.
Coordinate conjunctions, correlative conjunctions, and subordinate conjunctions are the three types of conjunctions.
Prepositions include the following, for example: about, above, around, at, against, among, along, below, behind, before, beside, beneath by, being, between, during, down, except, from, for inside, into, in, near, off, of, on, to, towards, under, upon, until, with.
Here are a few conjunction examples: And, but, either/or, neither/nor, not only, due to, notwithstanding, up until, throughout, unless, since, or.
Here are a few sentences that contain prepositions. Italicized prepositions are used.
Here are a few sentences that contain conjunctions. Underlined conjunctions are used.
What is the difference between a conjunction and a preposition?
The distinction between a preposition and a conjunction is that a preposition is used with a noun or pronoun to convey place, position, time, or manner. A conjunction connects words, clauses, or phrases.