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

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

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