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How do you identify a preposition in a sentence?

A preposition is a word that comes before a noun or pronoun and shows place, position, time or method. For example, in the sentences 'The kids are playing in the streets' and 'He ran over the grass' the words 'in' and 'over' are prepositions.
Remember that a preposition is followed by a noun or pronoun. It cannot come before a verb. However, we can use a preposition before the -ing form of a verb.
Some prepositions consist of two or three words.  Examples such asaccording toapart from See also: List of prepositions

Is 'You' singular or plural?

Personal pronouns can be singular and plural depending on the number. For example 'I' is singular, 'we' is plural.
Answer to the question The personal pronoun 'you' is both singular and plural. It is used to refer to one person or more than one person being spoken or written to. The pronoun 'you' always takes plural of be. The number (singular or plural) of 'you' depends on its context.
Hi, Kelly. How are you? (refers to one person, Kelly) [teacher to class]
Are you ready to learn? (refer to more than one person)

Can we use two verbs together?

In English, every complete sentence have two parts: a subject and a predicate. The subject is what or whom the sentence is all about. Normally the subject comes before the verb in a sentence. Predicate is a part of a sentence that contains a verb and explains what the subject does. In the sentence 'I prefer playing in defence', 'prefer playing in defence' is the predicate. 
Answer to the question We can use two verbs together in a sentence. Let's return to the example 'I prefer playing in defence'. In this sentence, there are two verbs together. The verb prefer is the main verb and '-ing' form of play follows it. In English when we use two verbs together, the second verb can either be an 'ing' form or an infinitive. Some verbs can be followed by both forms. I prefer playing in defence.I want to play in defence.

Is break a regular or irregular verb?

English verbs can be regular or irregular. Regular verbs' past simple and past participle end in -ed.
Irregular verbs do not follow a formula.
The answer to the question. The verb break is an irregular verb. The verb forms are as follows.
the base form: to breakthe third person, singular, present tense: he/she/it breaksthe past simple: brokeand the past participle: broken
See also: List of irregular verbs

What is the difference between Your and You're?

Occasionally, there is confusion over your and you're.
YourYour is the second person possessive determiner. It expresses the fact that something belongs to you.
What is your name?Is this your bag?I need your help.You'reYou're is the contraction of you are. A contraction is a shortened form of words.
You're beautiful.You're married.You're a student.

What is the last letter of the alphabet?

The English alphabet has 26 letters. Z is the 26th and last letter of the English alphabet.

Milk is countable or uncountable?

In English, nouns related to liquids are uncountable nouns. They cannot be counted in numbers.
Definition of milk Milk is the white liquid produced by cows, goats and some other animals, which people use as a drink.

Milk is a liquid and can't be counted. It is not possible to say one milk or two milks.
To quantify liquids we use expressions such as 'a bottle of', 'a carton of', 'a litre of'.
a bottle of milka pint of milka litre of milk