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of

preposition
 
strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/
A1 belonging to or relating to someone or something
(所属、関係を表す)~の~
She is a friend of my cousin. I like the colour of her hair.
A1 used after words that show an amount
(量を表す言葉の後につく)~の量の
a bag of apples both of us
A1 containing
~の入った~
a glass of milk
A1 used with numbers, ages, and dates
(年齢、日付を表す名詞が後につく)~歳(月)の~
a boy of six the 14th of February
A2 showing position or direction
(位置、方向を表す名詞が前につく)~の~
the front of the queue a small town north of Edinburgh
A2 showing someone or something
(限定)~の~
a map of the city a photo of my boyfriend
A2 used when comparing related things
(比較)~の中で~
He’s the best-looking of the three brothers.
B1 showing a reason or cause
(理由、原因を表す)~で
He died of cancer.
used after an adjective when judging someone’s behaviour
(形容詞の後について人の性質を表す)~するなんて(人)は(形容詞)だ
It was very nice of you to think of us.
(Definition of of from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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