Kinds of Prepositions

English Grammar Index

Kinds of Prepositions :

Prepositions are words that show a relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another in the sentence.

  • They have come to meet you.

  • We are going after money.

  • The dog is under the table.

  • He is looking at me.

  • The car is going towards the canal.

  • We have to stay in USA.

  • They stand before your father.

    Kinds of Prepositions :

    I. Simple Prepositions

    II. Compound Prepositions

    III. Phrasal Prepositions

    Preposition helps to express the following.

    Place :

    The cat is
    under the table.

    The toys are
    on the table.

    Time/Duration :

    He met his old aunt
    during his stay in Germany.

    Rose reaches school
    at 8 o’clock.

    Direction :

    The mouse ran
    to the hole.

    The thief escaped
    from the police station last night.

    Purpose/Use :

    Mother is cutting vegetables
    with a knife.

    These stories are interesting
    for children.

    Examples :

    1. The pot is made of clay.

    2. Arun was looking for his friend.

    3. Asha comes from school.

    4. Seetha is going to library.

    5. The pen is on the table.

    6. She will come on Sunday.

    7. India won freedom in 1947.

    8. They will return at sunset.

    9. He went to school by walk.

    10. She writes with the pen.

    11. He is the son of an Engineer.

    12. His mother died of cholera.

    13. I got off the train.

    14. He ran across the road.

    15. Cauvery runs through Trichy.

    16. She put her purse on the table.

    17. He went outside the hall.

    18. It is good for health.

    English Grammar Tests

    English Grammar Index

    From Kinds of Prepositions to HOME PAGE