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In the following sentence, which word is the object of a preposition?

Although learning is often difficult, it can still be enjoyable and will help us in the future.

a) although
b) difficult
c) help
d) future

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<br>Your answer is D...Here is some additional info for you about objects of a preposition:
<br>Kenneth G. Wilson (1923-). The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993.
<br>A preposition is the first word of a phrasal structure of modification very common in English; the phrase always ends with a noun, pronoun, or other ...

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