in front


    Definition of in front in English Dictionary

  • PrepositionSUF-front
    1. In the position ahead. Often with of.
      1. The leader, Jones, is well in front.
      2. Hughes is in front of Smith, but behind Jackson.
    2. In the position where it can be seen.
      1. Put your hands in front of you, on the desk.
    3. In the position opposite.
      1. Sit in front of the computer.
    4. In the position nearest.
      1. Put your book in front where it will be easier to reach.
    5. In the most forward position.
      1. This car will seat two people in front and three in the back.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • As a comet moves away from the sun, the tail is in front of the head.
      • After two glasses of whiskey, Tom soon dropped off in front of the television.
      • If you ever use that kind of language in front of my girlfriend again, I am going to beat the stuffing out of you.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Andrey Arshavin equalised with a superb volley into the corner before Nicklas Bendtner coolly fired Arsenal in front.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Prepositions
        • Prepositional phrases
      Related Links:
      1. en in front of
      2. en in front of one's nose
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of in front for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "in front" is a phrase, more specifically, a prepositional phrase. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a prepositional phrase.
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