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Preposition

List of Preposition

Definition

preposition is a word placed before a Noun and Pronoun to show its relation to some other words in the sentence.

There are five different types of preposition

  1. Simple
  2. Double
  3. Compound
  4. participle
  5. Phrase Preposition

1. Simple Preposition

        The following simple preposition are as :-
        In , it, with, by, of, from, up, to, after, over, under, within.

2. Double Preposition

       Double preposition are used when simple prepositions do not serve the purpose. Double prepositions are :-
       into, onto, within, outside, etc.

3. Compound Preposition

       The following compound prepositions are as :-
       within, inside, outside, beneath.

4. Participle Preposition

        Present or Past participle are used as prepositions  such as:-
         pending, during, except, concerning, regarding, etc.

5. Phrase Preposition

        Some times two or more words, followed by a preposition, make a phrase. The preposition thus used is called phrase preposition. Examples:-
        inspite of, by means of, in front of, in opposition to, with reference to.
Common Examples of Prepositions are as:-
  • aboard
  • about
  • above
  • across
  • after
  • against
  • along
  • amid
  • among
  • anti
  • around
  • as
  • at
  • before
  • behind
  • below
  • beneath
  • beside
  • besides
  • between
  • beyond
  • but
  • by
  • concerning
  • considering
  • despite
  • down
  • during
  • except
  • excepting
  • excluding
  • following
  • for
  • from
  • in
  • inside
  • into
  • like
  • minus
  • near
  • of
  • off
  • on
  • onto
  • opposite
  • outside
  • over
  • past
  • per
  • plus
  • regarding
  • round
  • save
  • since
  • than
  • through
  • to
  • toward
  • towards
  • under
  • underneath
  • unlike
  • until
  • up
  • upon
  • versus
  • via
  • with
  • within
  • without