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English Prepositions List
 
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Use our list of English prepositions to better learn English - printable & free, English prepositions are essential for ESL.  Some prepositions are short, typically containing five letters or fewer. There are, however, a significant number of multi word prepositions. Throughout the evolution of the the English language, new prepositions have come into use, old ones fallen out of use, and the meaning of existing prepositions changed.
 
A preposition is a word governing, and usually coming in front of, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element, as in:
  • She left before breakfast.
  • What did you come for?   (For what did you come?)
Prepositions:

aboard
about
above
absent
according to
across
after
against 
ahead of
along
alongside
amid
amidst
among
around
as
as far as
as well as
at
atop
before
behind
below
beneath
beside
between
by
by means of
despite
down
due to
during
except
far from
following
for
from
in
in addition to
in case of
in front of
in place of
in spite of
inside
inside of
instead of
in to (into)
like
mid
minus
near
near to
next
next to
notwithstanding
of
off
on
on account of
on behalf of
on top of
on to (onto)
opposite
out of
outside
outside of
owing to
over
past
plus
prior to
regarding
round
save
since
than
through
throughout
till
times
to 
toward
under
underneath
until
up
upon
with
with regards to
within
without

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Jan 19, 2010  ( 1 comment )  
1/19/2010
6:09 pm
(unknown)
it's difficult to learn the prepositoins seperatelly.
Feb 6, 2010  ( 1 comment )  
2/6/2010
12:43 am
(unknown)
um i think it is good but it should have some entertaning sde it's tough to learn grammar
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