Grammar Index : 2
A Preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition.
A preposition usually indicates the temporal, spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence.
There is a cat on the wall.
My son is fond of sweets.
The fox jumped upon the vineyard.
The book is under the table.
The child fell into the pit.
Every citizen should abide by the laws of his country.
This lake abounds in fish.
Rajeev Gandhi started his Prime Ministership with abundance of goodwill of Indians.
Why were you absent from class yester day?
When I entered the room, I found my grandfather absorbed in deep thought.
A bird is on the tree.
I am fond of music.
The man was standing under the tree.
He runs after money.
Here are the Simple Prepositions which are frequently used.
aboard | about | above | across | after | against |
along | amid | among | anti | around | as |
at | before | behind | below | beneath | beside |
besides | between | beyond | but | by | concerning |
considering | despite | down | during | except | excepting |
excluding | following | for | from | in | inside |
into | like | minus | near | of | off |
on | onto | opposite | outside | over | past |
per | plus | regarding | round | save | since |
than | through | to | toward | towards | under |
underneath | unlike | until | up | upon | versus |
via | with | within | without
about | above | after | along | around | as | at | before | behind |
beside | but | by | cum | down | except | for | from | in | inside | into |
of | off | on | out | over | to | under | up | with | without
Here are the Compound Prepositions (Complex Prepositions) which are frequently used.
According to | along with | away from | because of | due to | in behalf of | in case | in case of | in compliance with | in front of | in order to | in place of | in regard to | in search of | in spite of | inside of | next to | on account of | on behalf of | out of | outside of | owing to | prior to | subsequent to | vis-à-vis | with regard to | with respect to
Grammar Index : 2
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