100 Important Preposition List and Using Example Sentences

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English Prepositions List and Example Sentences

Preposition List

  1. About
  2. Above
  3. Abroad
  4. According to
  5. Across
  6. After
  7. Against
  8. Ago
  9. Ahead of
  10. Along
  11. Amidst
  12. Among
  13. Amongst
  14. Apart
  15. Around
  16. As
  17. As far as
  18. As well as
  19. Aside
  20. At
  21. Away
  22. Because of
  23. Before
  24. Behind
  25. Below
  26. Beneath
  27. Beside
  28. Besides
  29. Between
  30. Beyond
  31. But
  32. By
  33. By means of
  34. Close to
  35. Despite
  36. Down
  37. Due to
  38. During
  39. Except
  40. For
  41. From
  42. Hence
  43. In
  44. In accordance with
  45. In addition to
  46. In case of
  47. In front of
  48. In lieu of
  49. In place of
  50. In spite of
  51. In to
  52. Inside
  53. Instead of
  54. Into
  55. Like
  56. Near
  57. Next
  58. Next to
  59. Notwithstanding
  60. Of
  61. Off
  62. On
  63. On account of
  64. On behalf of
  65. On to
  66. On top of
  67. Onto
  68. Opposite
  69. Out
  70. Out from
  71. Out of
  72. Outside
  73. Over
  74. Owing to
  75. Past
  76. Per
  77. Prior to
  78. Round
  79. Since
  80. Than
  81. Through
  82. Throughout
  83. Till
  84. Times
  85. To
  86. Toward
  87. Towards
  88. Under
  89. Underneath
  90. Unlike
  91. Until
  92. Unto
  93. Up
  94. Upon
  95. Via
  96. With
  97. With a view to
  98. Within
  99. Without
  100. Worth


Prepositions and Example Sentences

About: They have a discussion about football.

Above: A plane is flying above the village.

Abroad: Mary went abroad.

According to: According to my family, I’m a clever student.

Across: You can swim across the river.


After: I slept after I arrived at my house.

Against: This company is up against bankruptcy.

Ago: She came back school a while ago.

Ahead of: We are ahead of our work schedule.

Along: Are you going along?

Amidst: I think my sister was luck woman. My sister was born and reared amidst plenty.


Among: I want to live in a home among trees.

Amongst: She is a girl amongst women.

Apart: Apart from the football, he plays basketball and tennis.

Around: He left around 6:40.

As: As it’s raining again, we’ll not play tennis.

As far as: As far as I’m concerned, we’re bad situation.

As well as: My son plays the piano as well as he plays basketball.

Aside: My family has a little money put aside.

At: She was at home.

Away: Put your laptop away.

Because of: She was late because of missing the train.

Before: C goes before D in Alphabet.

Behind: The shaker is behind the glass.

Below: It is 20 degrees below zero.

Beneath: Alex is sitting beneath the pine tree.

Beside: My brother sat down beside me.

Besides: Besides, it’s still early for me.

Between: My home is between library and bank.

Beyond: Barcelona football club’s success is beyond question.

But: We are very hungry, but the fridge is empty.

By: I always goes to work by train.

By means of: I wake up seven o’clock by means of an alarm clock.

Despite: I love my wife despite her faults.

Down: Calm down my friend!

Due to: Her success was due to her family.

During: I met the intern during lunch.

Except: Nobody came the party except George and Alex.

For: Is the coffee too hot for you?

From: Where are you from?

Hence: We travel hence tomorrow to France.

In: I live in London.

In accordance with: In accordance with the doctor, she is very sick.

In addition to: In addition to his car, he has a jeep.

In case of: The alarm will ring in case of theft.

In front of: The supermarket in front of the bank.

In lieu of: I play football in lieu of studying.

In place of: I stayed home in place of going to school.

In spite of: In spite of being a millionaire, he lives in a very small flat.

Inside: They are going inside.

Instead of: My sister should study her lessons instead of watching TV.

Into: Go into the her room and take wallet.

Like: She is very clever like me.

Near: I live near the sea.

Next: The two teams play voleyball  the next day.

Next to: My wallet is next to pen.

Notwithstanding: Notwithstanding the bad weather, they went for a walk.

Of: This is a car of my family.

Off: I gotta take off.

On: My notebook is on the table.

On account of: For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity.

On behalf of: She spoke on behalf of the good plan.

Onto: The cat jumped onto the roof.

Opposite: “Tall” is the opposite of “short”.

Out: Cut it out!

Outside: It seems warm outside.

Over: When is party over?

Owing to: Owing to the rain, the soccer match was cancelled.

Past: It is half past seven.

Per: I get paid $3.000 per month.

Prior to: This accident happened prior to my arrival.

Round: They have a round table.

Since: She has been here since 5 O’clock.

Than: He’s older than Mary.

Through: We walked slowly through the road.

Throughout: Throughout history, people have survived a lot of things.

Till: I didn’t eat meat till I was 18.

Times: Two times two is four.

To: It is twenty to two.

Toward: My friend, turn toward me.

Towards: He is walking towards me.

Under: It is under the table.

Underneath: I found the wallet underneath the table.

Unlike: Unlike my sister, I am tall.

Until: Are you going to study until 7?

Up: Please Stand up!

Upon: The earth I’m walk upon doesn’t recognize me.

Via: Can I pay via Visa?

With: Come with me, please.

Within: She arrived within 10 minutes.

Without: I feel sad without you.

Worth: That was worth the wait.

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