List of 52 Prepositions and Examples

List of 52 Prepositions and Examples

List of 52 Prepositions and Examples




1. About: They have a discussion about football.

2. Above: A plane is flying above the village.

3. Abroad: Mary went abroad.

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

5. Across: You can swim across the river.

6. After: I slept after I arrived at my house.

7. Against: This company is up against bankruptcy.

8. Ago: She came back school a while ago.

9. Ahead of: We are ahead of our work schedule.

10. Along: Are you going along?

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

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

13. Aside: My family has a little money put aside.

14. At: She was at home.

15. Away: Put your laptop away.

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

17. Before: C goes before D in Alphabet.

18. Behind: The shaker is behind the glass.

19. Below: It is 20 degrees below zero.

20. Beneath: Alex is sitting beneath the pine tree.

21. Beside: My brother sat down beside me.




22. BesidesBesides, it’s still early for me.

23. Between: My home is between library and bank.

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

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

26. By: I always goes to work by train.

27. Except: Nobody came the party except George and Alex.

28. For: Is the coffee too hot for you?

29. From: Where are you from?

30. Hence: We travel hence tomorrow to France.

31. In: I live in London.

32. In accordance withIn accordance with the doctor, she is very sick.

33. In addition toIn addition to his car, he has a jeep.

34. Into: Go into the her room and take wallet.

35. Like: She is very clever like me.

36. Near: I live near the sea.

37. Next: The two teams play voleyball  the next day.

38. Next to: My wallet is next to pen.

39. NotwithstandingNotwithstanding the bad weather, they went for a walk.

40. Of: This is a car of my family.




41. Off: I gotta take off.

42. On: My notebook is on the table.

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

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

45. Onto: The cat jumped onto the roof.

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

47. Out: Cut it out!

48. Outside: It seems warm outside.

49. Over: When is party over?

50. Owing toOwing to the rain, the soccer match was cancelled.

51. Past: It is half past seven.

52. Per: I get paid $3.000 per month.


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