List of Prepositions: 100 Important Prepositions in English for ESL Learners!

List of Prepositions! Following is a full preposition list from A to Z  in English. They have been chosen especially for ESL learners.

List of Prepositions

What is a Preposition?

A Preposition is a word that shows the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and some other word or element in the rest of the sentence.

Learn 100 prepositions in English.

  • Abroad
  • About
  • Above
  • According to
  • Across
  • After
  • Against
  • Ago
  • Ahead of
  • Along
  • Amidst
  • Among
  • Amongst
  • Apart
  • Around
  • As
  • As far as
  • As well as
  • Aside
  • At
  • Away
  • Barring
  • Because of
  • Before
  • Behind
  • Below
  • Beneath
  • Beside
  • Besides
  • Between
  • Beyond
  • But
  • By
  • By means of
  • Circa
  • Concerning
  • Despite
  • Down
  • Due to
  • During
  • In
  • In accordance with
  • In addition to
  • In case of
  • In front of
  • In lieu of
  • In place of
  • In spite of
  • In to
  • Inside
  • Instead of
  • Into
  • Except
  • Except for
  • Excluding
  • For
  • Following
  • From
  • Hence
  • Like
  • Minus
  • Near
  • Next
  • Next to
  • Past
  • Per
  • Prior to
  • Round
  • Off
  • On (prepositions of time and place: at in on)
  • On account of
  • On behalf of
  • On to
  • On top of
  • Onto
  • Opposite
  • Out
  • Out from
  • Out of
  • Outside
  • Over
  • Owing to
  • Than
  • Through
  • Throughout
  • Till
  • Times
  • To
  • Toward
  • Towards
  • Under
  • Underneath
  • Unlike
  • Until
  • Unto
  • Up
  • Upon
  • Via
  • With
  • With a view to
  • Within
  • Without
  • Worth

List of Prepositions Examples

  • He went abroad to preach Christianity to the heathen.
  • According to the rules, no alcohol can be consumed on the premises.
  • I found the letter amongst his papers.
  • I need the money. And besides, when I agree to do something, I do it.
  • Despite winning the title, their last campaign ended in great disappointment.
  • Water consumption decreased during the winter.
  • In addition to the thick fog, there was a heavy swell.
  • He used a knife instead of chopsticks.
  • On behalf of my client, I would like to remind you of your obligations in this matter.
  • Better be out of the world than out of fashion.
  • I didn’t attend the meeting owing to the headache.
  • As he ran toward me, his face broke into a wide grin.
  • Dan’s actually quite nice, unlike his father.
  • They are going from Shanghai to Los Angeles via Tokyo.
  • Make sure you keep within the new lower speed limit.
  • A life without a friend is a life without a sun.

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Darylene Teel
Darylene Teel
1 year ago

The first word in your list is incorrect. It should be the word aboard (on a ship), not abroad (overseas)l.

no name
no name
10 months ago
Reply to  Darylene Teel

Karen

Ten by
Ten by
1 year ago

Can u help with answers for d preposition

Imogen Bragger
Imogen Bragger
1 year ago

 
 
 
ok

Andrea
Andrea
1 year ago

This was very helpful and easy to teach!

sadxofik
sadxofik
1 year ago

boo

Eliakim Fabian
Eliakim Fabian
11 months ago
Reply to  sadxofik

Why did you say boo?

Last edited 11 months ago by Eliakim Fabian
I like ya cut G
I like ya cut G
10 months ago
Reply to  Eliakim Fabian

Prob cause it’s close to Halloween?? .-.

@Playfulyousei
@Playfulyousei
7 months ago

nice user lol

No Body
No Body
6 months ago
Reply to  @Playfulyousei

get stick bugged lol

Ian Willig
Ian Willig
1 year ago

Is mmmmmm a preposition? Asking for my boy

@Playfulyousei
@Playfulyousei
7 months ago
Reply to  Ian Willig

I dont think so

Eliakim Fabian
Eliakim Fabian
11 months ago

I didn’t know worth was a prepositions

Sofia
Sofia
10 months ago

This is very helpful for a student like me.

@Playfulyousei
@Playfulyousei
7 months ago
Reply to  Sofia

Same 

Bobby Samantha
Bobby Samantha
10 months ago

awesome wow

Anonymous
Anonymous
10 months ago

Hi,
I am Anonymous

no name
no name
10 months ago
Reply to  Anonymous

poop

ggyyt
ggyyt
10 months ago

itwas good

no name
no name
10 months ago

cool

no name
no name
7 months ago

hi

no name
no name
7 months ago

hey bobs

haly marson
haly marson
6 months ago

how stupid

ooga booga
ooga booga
6 months ago

buzy, buzy.

ooga booga
ooga booga
6 months ago

ugh

No Body
No Body
6 months ago

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No Body
6 months ago

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nuriula
nuriula
5 months ago

this is great

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