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Simple Prepositions

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Suggested words:

In On

At

In the house



On the desk



At school

Above

Below

Above average



Below 100

Over

Under

Over the fireplace



Under the table

Around

Through

Around the building



Through the door

Before

After

Before lunch



After 10:00

To

From

(Go) to Colorado



(Come) from Arizona

About

By

A story about dogs



Written by me

With

Without

She wouldn't go with us.



So we went without her.

Between

Among

Just between you and me



There are no secrets among us (three).

Inside

Outside

Inside the room



Outside the box

In front of

Behind

In front of the house



Behind the tree

Next to

Near

Next to the bank



Near the library

On top of

Underneath

On top of the file cabinet



Underneath the refrigerator

Note:

Most prepositions have many meanings and are often used in combination
with other words. This is only a list of the most common prepositions and
their simplest meanings.

See also:

Grammar: Prepositions

Grammar: Prepositions: In, On, At

Grammar: Prepositions of Location

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16