100 Important Preposition List and Using Example Sentences! A preposition is a word or a group of words used before a noun or a pronoun or a noun phrase. Prepositions are used to show spatial relationships, location, direction, time, or place.
Below are examples list of prepositions
- On top of
- Close to
- Instead of
- In case of
- As far as
- In front of
- By means of
- Ahead of
- In place of
- Due to
- On account of
- On to
- In spite of
- Next to
- According to
- In to
- Prior to
- On behalf of
- As well as
- In accordance with
- Out from
- In addition to
- Out of
- With a view to
- Because of
- In lieu of
- Owing to
Prepositions and Example Sentences
Opposite: – “Tall” is the opposite of “short”.
Above: – A plane is flying above the village.
According to: – I cooked the rice according to the directions on the box.
Beneath: – Alex is sitting beneath the pine tree.
Apart: – Apart from cricket, he plays golf and off-road.
Along: – Are you going along?
Until: – Are you going to study until 7?
As far as: – As far as I’m concerned, we’re bad situation.
As: – As it’s raining again, we’ll not play cricket.
Beyond: – Barcelona football club’s success is beyond question.
Besides: – Besides, it’s still early for me.
Before: – C goes before D in Alphabet.
Down: – Calm down my friend!
Via: – Can I pay via Visa?
With: – Come with me, please.
Out: – Cut it out!
Into: – Go into her room and take the wallet.
Towards: – He is walking towards me.
Around: – He left around 6:40.
Than: – He’s older than Mary.
Due to: – Her success was due to her family.
By: – I always go to work by train.
Till: – I didn’t eat meat till I was 18.
Without: – I feel sad without you.
Underneath: – I found the wallet underneath the table.
Per: – I get paid $3.000 per month.
Off: – I gotta take off.
In: – I live in London.
Near: – I live near the sea.
Despite: – I love my wife despite her faults.
During: – I met the intern during lunch.
In lieu of: – I play football in lieu of studying.
After: – I slept after I arrived at my house.
In place of: – I stayed home in place of going to school.
By means of: – I wake up seven o’clock by means of an alarm clock.
Among: – I want to live in a home among trees.
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 spite of: – In spite of being a millionaire, he lives in a very small ﬂat.
For: – Is the coffee too hot for you?
Below: – It is 20 degrees below zero.
Past: – It is half past seven.
To: – It is twenty to two.
Under: – It is under the table.
Outside: – It seems warm outside.
Abroad: – Mary went abroad.
Beside: – My brother sat down beside me.
Aside: – My family has a little money put aside.
Toward: – My friend, turn toward me.
Between: – My home is between the library and bank.
On: – My notebook is on the table.
Next to: – My wallet is next to a pen.
Except: – Nobody came to the party except George and Alex.
Owing to: – Owing to the rain, the soccer match was canceled.
Up: – Please Stand up!
Away: – Put your laptop away.
Within: – She arrived within 10 minutes.
Ago: – She came back to school a while ago.
Since: – She has been here since 5 O’clock.
Amongst: – She is a girl amongst women.
Like: – She is very clever like me.
On behalf of: – She spoke on behalf of the good plan.
At: – She was at home.
Because of: – She was late because of missing the train.
Worth: – That was worth the wait.
In case of: – The alarm will ring in case of theft.
Onto: – The cat jumped onto the roof.
Upon: – The earth I walk upon doesn’t recognize me.
Behind: – The shaker is behind the glass.
In front of: – The supermarket in front of the bank.
Next: – The two teams play volleyball the next day.
Inside: – They are going inside.
About: – They have a discussion about football.
Round: – They have a round table.
Prior to: – This accident happened prior to my arrival.
Against: – This company is up against bankruptcy.
Of: – This is a car from my family.
Times: – Two times two is four.
Unlike: – Unlike my sister, I am tall.
Ahead of: – We are ahead of our work schedule.
But: – We are very hungry, but the fridge is empty.
Hence: – We travel hence tomorrow to France.
Through: – We walked slowly through the road.
Over: – When is the party over?
From: – Where are you from?
Across: – You can swim across the river.
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