Prepositions beginning with B
- Everyone came bar Angela.
- He is the best bar none.
- Barring rain, we'll play tennis tomorrow.
before (also conjunction)
- We had lunch [1pm] before the meeting [3pm].
- We met the day before yesterday.
- She was before me in the queue.
- I would rather die before doing that.
- There is a police car behind us. It's following us.
- We have a garden behind our house.
- The child was hiding behind the tree.
- I am behind your project. I will support it.
- Vonica finished behind Shirley in the race.
- She is behind the other children in her class.
- Much of Holland is below sea-level.
- There is a family in the flat below us.
- The temperature is 5 degrees below freezing point. [-5ºC]
- I came below Vonica in the test.
- You can buy it if it's below $50.
- Our garage is beneath our house.
- The tunnel runs beneath the sea.
- Laurence is beneath the General Manager.
- It was beneath his dignity to do that.
- The river runs beside our house.
- James was sitting beside Miriam.
- What shall we have besides coffee?
- Tara was sitting between Ram and Ati.
- Between you and me, I think she's crazy.
- I can meet you between 1pm and 2pm.
- Can you see someone in the distance, beyond that house?
- This is too difficult. It's beyond me.
- The meeting continued beyond midnight.
but (also conjunction)
- Everyone came but Andrea.
- We came by car.
- Fireworks were invented by the Chinese.
- He was shot by a professional killer.
- It happened by accident.
- He lost the race by five seconds.
- The room is 10 metres by 6 metres.
- We must finish by Tuesday.
- We were sitting by the window.
- By my calculation he must be 73.
- We can't play tennis because of the rain.
- It's your fault! But for you, I'd have been on time.
by means of
- You open a door by means of its handle.