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Which sentence contains correct information about the object of a preposition?

In the sentence "The city was founded in the late 19th century," "founded" is the object of the preposition.

In the sentence "Lakeside got its name from the beautiful lakes that surround the city," "lakes" is the object of the preposition.

In the sentence "Pinetop got its name from a local saloon owner," "local" is the object of the preposition.

In the sentence "Mormon pioneers settled in the area," "the" is the object of the preposition.

Would this be In the sentence "Lakeside got its name from the beautiful lakes that surround the city," "lakes" is the object of the preposition.?

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  1. Are you clear on what words are prepositions and what words aren't?
    http://guidetogrammar.org/grammar/preposition_list.htm
    Study and memorize the words in that chart.

    The pattern usually is Preposition -- (modifier) -- object of preposition (a noun)

    Please re-think all.

  2. Oh, sorry -- I misread your question.

    Yes, the sentence you chose is correct.

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