English Prepositions

A preposition is a word governing, and usually coming in front of, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element, as in:

Short List of Common Prepositions

A Simple Rule for Prepositions

Prepositions of Place

on the table, above the house, over the body, at the airport, in the box

Prepositions of Time

at Christmas, in May, on Friday
English Prepositions ListFor a full list of 150 prepositions, try this ebook, English Prepositions List by EnglishClub founder Josef Essberger.
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