List of Prepositions in English

List of Prepositions in English is a good start to learn how to use them. Some examples are the words such as “in”, “on”, “about”, “for” etc. They function so as to link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words. They can describe place, time, manner or purpose. Well, what are the prepositions then? Prepositions are a class of words called parts of speech. They are used when we need to add extra information to our sentences such as place and time. There are many of them in English and they can be used more than once in a sentence, so it is a good idea to learn them at once.

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List of prepositions

Here is an extended list to learn.

  • Prepositions:
  • in
  • on
  • under
  • to
  • at
  • from
  • next to
  • with
  • by
  • for
  • about
  • near
  • between
  • off
  • around
  • behind
  • across
  • below
  • opposite
  • outside
  • into
  • onto
  • over
  • up
  • down
  • beside
  • in front of
  • without
  • inside
  • like
  • above
  • after
  • before
  • nearby
  • during
  • except
  • against
  • along
  • alongside
  • amid
  • among
  • amongst
  • as
  • aside
  • beneath
  • beyond
  • despite
  • excepting
  • excluding
  • following
  • including
  • per
  • since
  • than
  • through
  • throughout
  • times
  • toward
  • towards
  • underneath
  • unlike
  • till
  • until
  • upon
  • versus
  • via
  • within
  • worth

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External resource links:
You can click here for prepositions video . You can also learn information about adjectives + prepositions combinations and verbs + prepositions . In addition to these here is a nice grammar page about prepositions from “learningenglish.voanews.com”.

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