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What is the function of the underlined prepositions in the following sentences? 

Leela waited at the billing counter for Shashi.

Shashi was in the frozen foods section buying ready-to-eat meals.

He looked at Leela as if asking her if they needed the packet of French fries he was holding.

Leela looked towards him as if asking him to keep the packet back into the freezer.

Asked by Topperlearning User 15th May 2015, 9:40 AM
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Answer:

Leela waited at the billing counter for Shashi.

Preposition indicating place

 

Shashi was in the frozen foods section buying ready-to-eat meals.

Preposition indicating place 

 

He looked at Leela as if asking her if they needed the packet of French fries he was holding.

Preposition indicating direction 

 

Leela looked towards him as if asking him to keep the packet back into the freezer.

Preposition indicating direction 

Answered by Expert 15th May 2015, 11:40 AM
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