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Prepositions are little words such as
of, to, from, in, and at.
Most prepositions are one word.
A few prepositions are two...
List of Common Prepositions
• About
• Above
• Across
• After
• Against
• Along
• Around
• at
• Before
• Behind
• below
• B...
List of Common Prepositions
• Into
• Like
• Near
• Of
• Off
• On
• Out
• Outside
• Over
• Since
• Through
• Throughout
• T...
Prepositions are difficult to classify, but we
will try to classify some.
• In, On, Over, behind, Under, By, In front
of, ...
Prepositions of Place
BEHIND
• The rabbit is behind the box.
UNDER
• The rabbit is under the table.
BY
• The rabbit stands...
IN
• The rabbit is in the box.
ON
• The rabbit is on the table.
OVER
• The rabbit is over the box.
IN FRONT OF
• The rabbit is in front of the box.
BETWEEN
• The rabbit is between the blue
box and the red box.
DOWN
• She is walking down the stairs.
UP
• He is walking up the stairs.
Prepositions of Movement
INTO
• He rides into the cave.
OUT OF
• He rides out of the cave.
TOWARD
• He runs toward the dragon.
AWAY FROM
• He runs away from the dragon.
ACROSS
• He runs across the bridge.
OFF
• He jumps off the bridge.
ONTO
• The swimmer jumps onto the bridge .
OVER
• The plane flies over the cloud.
UNDER
• The plane flies under the cloud.
THROUGH
• The plane flies through the clou...
AROUND
• The plane flies around the cloud.
PAST
• The plane flies past the cloud.
Prepositions of Time
IN
• He was born in 1999.
ON
• The class is on Monday.
AT
• The class is at 7 o’clock.
Some words, such as TO, are sometimes prepositions and
sometimes another part of speech. Compare the two
sentences:
1. We ...
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  1. 1. Prepositions are little words such as of, to, from, in, and at. Most prepositions are one word. A few prepositions are two words (because of) or three words (in front of). Module 4 Prepositions
  2. 2. List of Common Prepositions • About • Above • Across • After • Against • Along • Around • at • Before • Behind • below • Beneath • Beside • Besides • Between • Beyond • By • Down • During • Except • For • From • In • Inside
  3. 3. List of Common Prepositions • Into • Like • Near • Of • Off • On • Out • Outside • Over • Since • Through • Throughout • Till • To • Toward • Under • Until • Upon • With • Without • According to • Because of • In addition to • In front of • In place of • Next to • Out of
  4. 4. Prepositions are difficult to classify, but we will try to classify some. • In, On, Over, behind, Under, By, In front of, At, between, next to. Prepositions of place • down, up, to, into, onto, out of, toward, away from, through, across, under, over, along, past, Prepositions of Movement • At, in, on, during, after, before, until, from-to, for Prepositions of time
  5. 5. Prepositions of Place BEHIND • The rabbit is behind the box. UNDER • The rabbit is under the table. BY • The rabbit stands by the box.
  6. 6. IN • The rabbit is in the box. ON • The rabbit is on the table. OVER • The rabbit is over the box.
  7. 7. IN FRONT OF • The rabbit is in front of the box. BETWEEN • The rabbit is between the blue box and the red box.
  8. 8. DOWN • She is walking down the stairs. UP • He is walking up the stairs. Prepositions of Movement
  9. 9. INTO • He rides into the cave. OUT OF • He rides out of the cave.
  10. 10. TOWARD • He runs toward the dragon. AWAY FROM • He runs away from the dragon.
  11. 11. ACROSS • He runs across the bridge. OFF • He jumps off the bridge. ONTO • The swimmer jumps onto the bridge .
  12. 12. OVER • The plane flies over the cloud. UNDER • The plane flies under the cloud. THROUGH • The plane flies through the cloud.
  13. 13. AROUND • The plane flies around the cloud. PAST • The plane flies past the cloud.
  14. 14. Prepositions of Time IN • He was born in 1999. ON • The class is on Monday. AT • The class is at 7 o’clock.
  15. 15. Some words, such as TO, are sometimes prepositions and sometimes another part of speech. Compare the two sentences: 1. We went to the supermarket. 2. We wanted to buy some fruit. In sentence 1, to is a preposition. It is followed by a noun ( the supermarket). In sentence 2, the word to is part of the infinitive verb phrase to buy. Writer’s Tip
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