[ US /ˌɹipəˈzɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪpəzˈɪʃən/ ]
  1. place into another position
  2. change place or direction
    Shift one's position
  1. depositing in a warehouse
    they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    my car is in storage
    publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
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How To Use reposition In A Sentence

  • But it's a prepositional phrase used adverbially, modifying ‘said’.
  • The reason is that some of these disyllabic prepositions are used as adverbs, and, when separated from their nouns, give one the impression that they are used as adverbs. How to Write Clearly Rules and Exercises on English Composition
  • I can still remember that a few decades on, just as I can recall all the Latin prepositions that take the ablative case, courtesy of a rhyme.
  • Like participles, adjectives and also some idiomatic preposition phrases, when used as adjuncts, need an understood subject (or, it might be better to say, a target of predication) to be filled in if they are to be understood.
  • I have in fact been quite active in the past month, attempting to take advantage of lower share prices and repositioning the portfolio. Times, Sunday Times
  • As for the "vav" construction, those are attached to certain verbs rather than nouns, and they are not used to indicate the preposition "from". Terry Krepel: Life Imitates The Daily Show: WorldNetDaily Wants You To Think Obama Is the Antichrist
  • We were able to rethink, redesign, repackage, and reposition our products from a viewpoint of how people use particular padlocks and in what contexts they use them.
  • A switch within the prepositional phrase should be ruled out because English has prepositions and Panjabi postpositions.
  • So I hacked that all down and hauled it away, cleaned up about ten years of pine needles, repositioned the feeders, and then went and bought a couple trays of pachysandra, which is a nice ground cover, works really well in acidic soil, and is native to the aimai Balloon Juice
  • An attributive clause is a clause that modifies a noun an adjective or prepositional phrase does.
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