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.
The followings are the top 15 types of Prepositions Used in a Sentence.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (1/15)
- There are dirty marks on the floor.
- Leave the books on the table.
- He 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.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (2/15)
- Please speak in Spanish.
- The letter was written in biro (a kind of ball pen).
- The lines were printed in italics/capitals.
- Say it in a few words.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (3/15)
- We knelt before the shrine.
- Your name comes before mine on the list.
- The task before us is not an easy one.
- The future before me is bleak.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (4/15)
- Peter drives at 70 kmph (kilometre per hour).
- The man was shooting at the crowd.
- The dog rushed at me.
- We ran at the thief.
- The boys threw stones at the frogs in the pond.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (5/15)
- The Cloud is a poem by Shelley.
- I went to New York by bus.
- May I pay by cheque?
- I shall contact you by letter/telephone.
- He earns his living by writing.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (6/15)
- I’m on holiday from 25 December.
- There’s traffic in the streets from dawn till dusk.
- He was blind from birth.
- She drew water from a well.
- He’s descended from a royal family.
- This is a passage from Macaulay.
- I took away the knife from him.
- I took the money from my purse.
- Have you borrowed the book from the library?
- The poor suffer from cold in winter.
- She did it from jealousy.
- He died from overwork.
- From a teacher’s point of view, this dictionary will be very useful.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (7/15)
- She stood behind me.
- The post office is behind our house.
- Hide behind the tree.
- The sun is hidden behind the clouds.
- Bring out the deeper meaning behind the passage.
- She is behind other students in English grammar.
- My family is behind me in my decision to read medicine.
- He walked behind the carriage.
- The mail train is running behind time.
- One has to understand the cunning behind his smile.
- The dead man has left behind a big debt.
- He hid behind the tree
- Do you know who is behind this conspiracy?
- Please close the door behind you when leaving
- The whole country was behind the elected leader.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (8/15)
- The village is situated beyond the river.
- The beauty of the scene is beyond human imagination.
- To understand this poem is beyond your intelligence.
- Nobody knows what lies beyond death.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (9/15)
- Besides you, there were five other passengers there.
- Besides football, he plays tennis also.
- Besides their ave one ho other qualifications of the candidates.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (10/15)
- West Bengal is situated between Bihar and Bangladesh.
- Hitler came to power in the period between the First and the Second World Wars.
- The accident occurred between 10 p.m and midnight.
- The speaker stood between a table in front and the wall behind him.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (11/15)
- They cross-examined everyone but Tapas.
- Their paternal property brought them nothing but trouble.
- In the morning he takes nothing but orange juice.
- I shall believe nothing but the truth.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (12/15)
- They went out of the room one after another.
- The train started after 7 p.m.
- The son has taken after his father.
- The effect comes after the cause.
- He always runs after money.
- After all his great efforts, he could not pass the test.
- After all, we are Bengalees.
- Take rest after hard work.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (13/15)
- He leaned against the wall.
- This plan will go against your interests.
- You should save against a rainy day.
- India scored only 280 runs against Sri Lanka’s 450.
- The house looked dark against the background of the bright sky.
- I have nothing to say against you personally.
- We must give priority to the struggle against population explosion.
- On the votes being counted, it was found that 120 had voted in favour of and 200 against the bill.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (14/15)
- He was below me in school.
- His age is definitely below twenty.
- There is a cut mark below your left eye.
- His flat is below mine.
- This action of yours is below your dignity.
Prepositions Used in a Sentence (15/15)
- We sat beneath a tree.
- I have put on a vest beneath the shirt.
- Other contemporary poets were far beneath Rabindranath.
- It is beneath my dignity to accept such an invitation.
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