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Is down a PREPOSITION IN THIS SENTENCE?
The dog looked down and saw its shadow.

asked by Jerry Owens
  1. No ... an adverb.

    It tells WHERE the dog looked.

    posted by Writeacher
  2. You can also tell that "down" isn't a preposition in this sentence because it isn't followed by a noun or pronoun.

    Example:
    down the hill

    posted by Ms. Sue

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