On Preposition Examples

A preposition is a word that is placed before a noun or noun equivalent to show its relation to some other word in the sentence. 

In this post, we have added the top 50+ On Preposition Examples.

Prepositions Exercises

On Preposition Examples



Days of the weekOn Tuesday/Friday dates
DatesOn (the) 15th of May/ on May 15
Specific DaysOn Good Friday
On New Yearโ€™s Day
On my birthday
On the following day.


  • Look at the picture on the wall.
  • There are dirty marks on the floor.
  • Leave the glasses on the table.
  • They sat on the grass.

Miscellaneous On Preposition Examples


  • Look at the picture on the wall.
  • There are dirty marks on the floor.
  • Leave the glasses on the table.
  • They sat on the grass.
  • We stood on one foot.
  • He had a blister on his foot.
  • He wore a ring on his finger.
  • There is a coat on a hook.
  • They sat on a chair.
  • He got on a running bus.
  • We travelled on the bus/train/tube.
  • He came on January 12/ on the morning of May 12.
  • We went for a picnic on a sunny day in December.
  • The school remains closed on New Year’s Day.
  • On my arrival home/on arriving home I discovered the burglary.
  • On the death of his parents, he became helpless.
  • He will speak on Rabindranath today.
  • This is a lesson on philosophy.
  • He is on the managing committee of this school/panel of lecturers/staff of this college.
  • On the right, you can see the temple.
  • He drew a knife on the stranger.
  • My house is on the main road.
  • He lives in a village on the border.
  • There are hedges on either side of the road.
  • This story is based on fact.
  • On your advice, I saw him.
  • He has been arrested on a charge of murder.
  • I live on a pension/ my savings.
  • He feeds his family on Rs. 800.00 a week.
  • He lives on his wife’s salary.
  • He plays a song on his violin.
  • I spoke to her on the telephone.
  • Cows live on grass.
  • He lives on his wife’s salary.

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Also, Read


Prepositions of Place Exercises

Prepositions of Location

Main Verbs and Helping Verbs

Main Verbs and Helping Verbs

Homonyms in English

Homonyms in English

Types of Figures of Speech

Figures of Speech

Subject Verb Agreement

Subject Verb Agreement


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