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Preposition

A preposition is a word that shows the spatial (space), temporal (time), or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence. The words above, after, against, as, at, beneath, between, behind, by, during, except, for from, in, into, like, near, on, over, past, since, under, upon, and with are prepositions.

Some common prepositions:

A
aboard
about
above
across
after
against
along
alongside
amid
among
amongst
around
as
aside
astride
at
atop

B
barring
before
behind
below
beneath
beside
besides
between
beyond
but
by

C
circa
concerning
considering

D
despite
down
during

E
except
excepting
excluding

F
failing
following
for
from

I
in
including
inside
into

L
like

M
minus

N
near
nearby
next
notwithstanding

O
of
off
on
onto
opposite
outside
over

P
past
per
plus

R
regarding
round

S
save
since

T
than
through
throughout
till
times
to
toward
towards

U
under
underneath
unlike
until
unto
up
upon

V
versus
via

W
with
within
without
worth

Related Reference Pages, Activities and Worksheets:


List of Prepositions

This is a word bank of prepositions.


Prepositions:
Little Explorers Picture Dictionary

A page of prepositions from the Little Explorers Picture Dictionary in English.


Prepositions: The Dog and the Doghouse
A Printable Activity Book

A short, printable book about simple prepositions for early readers. The book has pages for the student to cut out, objects to color, and a short phrase to copy (like "The dog is behind the doghouse."). The prepositions include: in, out of, next to, behind, in front of, on, and between.


Prepositions: The Fish and the Boat
A Printable Activity Book

A short, printable book about simple prepositions for early readers. The book has pages for the student to cut out, objects to color, and a short phrase to copy (like "The fish is under the boat."). The prepositions include: far, near, under, on, in, out of, and beside.


Prepositions: The Bird and the Cloud
A Printable Activity Book

A short, printable book about simple prepositions for early readers. The book has pages for the student to cut out, objects to color, and a short phrase to copy (like, "The bird is under the cloud."). The prepositions include: over, under, near, through, away from, toward, and around.
multiple choice

Opposites of Prepositions - Multiple Choice Comprehension Quiz #1

Answer 10 multiple choice questions on opposites (antonyms) of prepositions. Words: in, over, after, near, with, for, to, outside, on, behind. Or go to the answers.


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