Prepositions of Direction List and Example Sentences

Prepositions of Direction List and Example Sentences

They are used with prepositions, pronouns, and noun phrases to show directions, places, times or to introduce an object. These prepositions, which take place in all kinds of sentences that you can see in daily life, bring together different sentences and connect them to a certain idea.

Although prepositions are generally short words, it is not possible to generalize as they are quite common in the English language and there are about one hundred and fifty.

Here are most common Prepositions List.

  • above
  • across
  • along
  • among
  • around
  • at
  • behind
  • below
  • beside
  • close to
  • over
  • through
  • toward
  • up
  • down
  • between
  • by
  • inside/in
  • near
  • next to
  • on
  • off
  • past
  • under

Example Sentences

  • They were travelling towards London.
  • She likes being among people.
  • Their house is next to the library.
  • The dog is under the red car.
  • I left my purse behind.
  • Here house is across from mine.
  • We saw a forest far below.
  • My uncle lives close to the supermarket.