Prepositions beginning with T
than (also conjunction)
- He is a writer than whom there is no finer.
- Your car is bigger than my car.
through (also thru - American English)
- The train goes through a tunnel.
- I can see light through the keyhole.
- You have been through a difficult experience.
- You went thru a red light.
- The error occurred through my own stupidity.
- They worked Monday through Thursday. (American English)
- It is raining throughout the whole country.
- He worked throughout the day, and most of the night.
till (also conjunction)
- I work from 9am till 5pm.
- Please wait till I come.
- Could you give this to Kob?
- My car does 10 miles to the litre.
- To his surprise, the door was open.
- The museum is open from Monday to Friday.
- The time is ten to five. [4.50]
- Touching your homework, I think we need to speak.
towards (mainly British English), toward (mainly American English)
- He drove off toward(s) the mountain.
- I'd better go. It's getting toward(s) midnight.
- He contributed $100,000 toward(s) the new building.
- It's the first step toward(s) peace.
- He has a positive attitude toward(s) his work.
- Thanks to Shirley, we arrived on time.
- I'd like chicken please, together with vegetables.