Prepositions :

A preposition is a word that connects one thing with another, showing how they are related.

Some prepositions tell you about position or place.

A preposition is usually followed by a noun or pronoun.


There’s a big balloon in the sky.
Jane is jumping into the pool.
The books fell off the shelf.
Dad always keeps his wallet in the drawer.
There is a long mirror on the wall.
The school is near the park.
There is an old castle on the hill.
The horse jumped over the hurdle.

Some prepositions are used to talk about time.

Many shops close on Sundays.
We watched the World Cup game until 2:00 A.M.
The trees lose their leaves during winter.
We always wash our hands before meals.
Dad gets home about six in the evening.
We get up in the morning.
We go to bed at night.
It’s always hot in summer.
The movie starts at two in the afternoon.
Autumn begins in September.
They were married in 1990.
Joe arrived after me.
It has not rained at all for two weeks.
Breakfast is served at seven o’clock.
Kevin and Joe have been in the same class since first grade.
The man fell off the ladder.
We have dinner at 7:30 P.M.
Tom was born on a Friday.
There are seven days in a week.
Sue is running after her dog.
Several people are waiting at the bus stop.
I received a letter from Sara yesterday.
Why are you still in bed?
The bus arrived at 8:30 A.M.
The children are swimming in the pool.
There’s a picture on the wall.
There is a fence around the house.
Granny is sitting by fire.
Harold is hiding behind the chair.
Jack climbed up the beanstalk.
We divided the candy between us.
I dived into the river.
Don’t go too near the edge.
There are few books under the table.
The computer is behind the desk.
The mouse is near the mouse-pad.
The dining-table should be in the kitchen.
He has kept the suitcase upon the table.

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