List of 52 Prepositions and Example Sentences

List of 52 Prepositions and Example Sentences

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.

ApartApart from the football, he plays basketball and tennis.

Around: He left around 6:40.

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

As far asAs 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.

BesidesBesides, 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 withIn accordance with the doctor, she is very sick.

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

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.

NotwithstandingNotwithstanding 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.