English Prepositions

aboard

about

above

across

after

against

ahead of

all over

along

along with

alongside

amid

amidst

among

amongst

apart from

apropos (of)

around

as (He worked as a diplomat.)

as for

as of

as to

aside from

astride

at

at the expense of

at the hands of

at variance with

atop

away from

bar (=except)

barring (=except)

because of

before

behind

below

beneath

beside

besides

between

beyond

but (=except) (All but one were sleeping.)

by

by dint of

by means of

by virtue of

by way of

close by

close to

concerning

considering

despite

down

due to

during

except

except for

excepting

following

for

for the sake of

from

granted

in

in accordance with

in addition to

in aid of

in between

in case of

in charge of

in common with

in comparison with

in contact with

in default of

in exchange for

in face of

in favor of

in front of

in lieu of

in line with

in need of

in place of

in quest of

in regard to

in relation to

in respect of

in return for

in search of

in spite of

in view of

including

inside

instead of

into

less

like

minus

near

next to

notwithstanding

of

off

off of

on

on account of

on behalf of

on pain of

on pain of

on the strength of

on top of

onto

opposite

out (He ran out the door.)

out of

outside

over

owing to

past

pending

per

plus

re

round

save (=except)

since (He hasn't written since June.)

than (The new microchip is smaller than a postage stamp.)

through

throughout

till

to

together with

toward

towards

under

underneath

unlike

until

up

up to

upon

upon

via

with

with regard to

with respect to

within

without

worth (It is well worth the effort.)


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