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Here's a List of Prepositions
This list of prepositions will help you understand what a preposition is. Let's start by having you check out the preposition song. Here's a picture with the lyrics as well as a video of me singing it for you. You'll also find a long list of prepositions below the video. Have fun!
above, across, after, at, around, before, behind, below, beside, between, by, down, during, for, from, in, inside, onto, of, off, on, out, through, to, under, up, with And that's the preposition song!
List of Prepositions
This list contains one-word, two-word, and three-word prepositions. Sometimes, words act together to form one preposition.
aboard, about, above, across, after, against, ahead of, along, amid,
amidst, among, around, as, as far as, as of, aside from, at, athwart,
atop B barring, because of, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, besides, between, beyond, but, by, by means of
C circa, concerning
Prepositions are words that show the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and some other word or element in the rest of the sentence.
D despite, down, during
E except, except for, excluding
F far from, following, for, from
in, in accordance with, in addition to, in case of, in front of, in
lieu of, in place of, in spite of, including, inside, instead of, into
N near, next to, notwithstanding
Oof, off, on, on account of, on behalf of, on top of, onto, opposite, out, out of, outside, over
P past, plus, prior to
R regarding, regardless of
S save, since
T than, through, throughout, till, to, toward, towards
U under, underneath, unlike, until, up, upon
V versus, via
W with, with regard to, within, without
What is a preposition?
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