PREPOSITIONS Part 4-- IN

A1 Prepositions of Place | Elementary Level of English
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This is the Part 4 of our lessons in the tricky prepositions. This part discusses the preposition IN. The words that go with this prepositions are not always VERBS. Some of them are NOUNS, and some of them are Participial Adjectives. These will be discussed in another post. For now, let's just concentrate on the words that usually go with this preposition. 

Disclaimer: My list MAY NOT BE complete. These are the words that I usually encounter when I read books, magazines, etc.

IN

Base
My niece, who is based in Daly City, regularly sends me Folgers Coffee.

Believe
I believe in your ability to overcome anything that prevents you from achieving your goals.
You've been  hurt so many times. Do you still believe in love?

Delight
There are some people who delight in talking about other people's personal lives.

Employ
My brother was employed in a construction company before he worked as a teacher.

Engage
The two men were engaged in a fistfight.  Fortunately, the security guards arrived before any of them could get seriously hurt.

Experience
Do you have any experience in direct selling?
(Note: The word experience in this sentence functions as a noun.)

Fail
I failed in my Math exam, as usual.
The men failed in their attempt to break into the bank.

Help
Could you please help me in securing a US visa? I don't know what the requirements are.

Include
She oredered an extra cup of rice? Hmm... please include it in my bill. Don't charge her for it.

Interest
I have no interest in politics. That's not my cup of tea. I am interested in beauty pageants.

Invest
I don't buy expensive tank tops but I always invest in branded shoes.

Involve
One popular singer was involved in a money-laundering scandal.

Persist
If you persist in pulling your little sister's hair, I will make you face the wall for one hour.

Share
When Yuzuru Hanyu won his second Olympic gold medal in Pyeongchang, his friends and family were there to share in his success.


Japanese Translation
Translation credit: Google Translate

これは、トリッキーな前置詞のレッスンのパート4です。この部分では、前置詞INについて説明します。この前置詞に伴う単語は、常にVERBSであるとは限りません。それらのいくつかは名詞であり、それらのいくつかは形容詞です。これらについては、別の投稿で説明します。とりあえず、この前置詞に通常付いてくる言葉に集中しましょう。

免責事項:私のリストは完全ではないかもしれません。これらは、私が本や雑誌などを読むときによく遭遇する言葉です。

これで、英語版で書いた例文に戻ることができます。読んでくれてありがとう。翻訳が完全でない場合は申し訳ありません。ごきげんよう。

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