150 English Prepositions Part 01 l Preposition Sentences l ELP

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📗aboard
• We went aboard the boat.
• Is there a doctor aboard the plane?
📗about
• What do you think about Mary?
• Let’s talk about something different.
• I’ve just read a book about President Kennedy.
• The lion was pacing about its cage.
📗above
• We are flying above the clouds.
• We live in the hills, 1,000 metres above sea-level.
• It’s only two degrees above freezing point. [+2ºC]
• Who came above you in the test results?
📗across
• We drove across the desert.
• The dog ran across the road.
• There is a bridge across the river.
📗after (also conj.)
• We had lunch [1pm] after the meeting [11am].
• Let’s meet the day after tomorrow.
📗against
• Did you vote for or against the suggestion?
• He put his bicycle against the wall.
📗along
• We walked along the beach for two miles.
• There are trees along the road.
• The toilet is along the corridor.
📗alongside
• Their boat came alongside our boat.
• Team A worked alongside Team B during
construction.
📗amid/amidst (poetic)
• I couldn’t hear her amid the noise.
• We were lost amidst the trees.
📗among/amongst (UK)
• Is there a doctor among us?
• There were secret police among the crowd.
• I was amongst strangers. I didn’t know anyone.
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📗anti
• He seems to be anti my idea.
• Some people are anti everything.
📗around
• We walked around the town for an hour.
• They all sat around the camp fire.
• There is a big fence around the house.
• He was born around 1570.
• Let’s meet around 7pm.
📗as (also conj.)
• He is working as a waiter.
• The risk is as nothing compared to the profit.
• Ram is as tall as Anthony.
📗astride
• She sat astride the horse.
📗at
• He is at school.
• We first met at a party.
• Let’s start the meeting at 9 o’clock.
• He started work at 17 (years of age).
• We are aiming at sales of $1,000,000.
📗atop (poetic)
• The church is situated atop a hill.
📗bar
• Everyone came bar Angela.
• He is the best bar none.
📗barring
• Barring rain, we’ll play tennis tomorrow.
📗before (also conj.)
• 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.
📗behind
• 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.
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📗below
• 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.
📗beneath
• 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.
📗beside
• The river runs beside our house.
• James was sitting beside Miriam.
📗besides
• What shall we have besides coffee?
📗between
• Tara was sitting between Ram and Ati.
• Between you and me, I think she’s crazy.
• I can meet you between 1pm and 2pm.
📗beyond
• 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 conj.)
• Everyone came but Andrea.
📗by
• 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.
📗circa
• He died circa 1270.
📗concerning
• Your teacher talked to me concerning your
homework.
• I have some questions concerning your decision.
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📗considering
• Considering the poor quality, I think the price is
too high.
• I think I must be going, considering the time.
📗counting
• There were four people, or five counting the baby.
• That makes $70, not counting the tax.
📗cum
• I have a study-cum-bedroom.
• She is a kind of secretary-cum-receptionist.
📗despite
• We went swimming despite the cold water.
• He passed the test despite being ill.
📗down
• They ran down the hill.
• The post office is down the road.
• They have had many wars down the years.
📗during
• He fell asleep during the meeting.
• I want to go swimming during the weekend.
• I was bored during the whole film.
📗except
• You can have any colour except blue.
• They all came except Stephen.
📗excepting
• I can eat anything excepting pork.
• Excepting Jo, everyone was present.
📗excluding
• It costs $70, excluding $10 for delivery. (Total = $80.)
• We open every day excluding Christmas Day.
📗following
• We had coffee following lunch.
• He couldn’t work following his illness.
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📗for (also conj.)
• This is for you.
• Do you want to go for a walk?
• You use a corkscrew for opening bottles.
• Cigarettes are bad for you.
• I’m saving for a new car.
• Is this the road for Rome?
• They passed me over for John.
• Is this the train for Cambridge?
• I bought it for $10.
• We worked for three hours.
• Keep walking for two kilometres.
📗from
• Where do you come from?
• This letter is from my wife.
• I bought this car from Henry.
• They prevented me from entering.
• My car is different from yours.
• We worked from Monday to Wednesday.
• Paper is made from wood.
• It can cost anything from $5 to $15.
• The police took my driving licence from me.
• He died from overwork.
📗given
• He is in very good health, given his age.
• Given the time, you ought to leave now.
📗gone (UK)
• It’s certainly gone 11 o’clock. It must be 11.30.
• He’s gone 50. He must be nearly 60 years old.
📗in
• Monkeys live in the jungle.
• John is the man with his hand in his pocket.
• I live in an apartment.
• She lives in Bangkok.
• Tara was born in 1977.
• Trains were invented in the nineteenth century.
• I’ll come back in two weeks.
• Let’s meet in the morning.
• There are 60 seconds in a minute.
📗including
• The price is $70 including $10 for delivery. (Total= $70.)
• There were four of us, including the baby.
📗inside
• It was dark inside the tunnel.
• My modem is inside my computer. It’s an internal modem.
📗into
• John went into that shop.
• If you heat ice it turns into water.
• We cut the cake into ten pieces.
• Five into ten makes two.
📗less
• 10 less 3 = 7.
📗like
• She is like her sister.
• She sings like a bird.
• It’s not like John to complain.
• Do it like this.
• I feel like swimming.
• It looks like rain.
• I want something cold, like iced-coffee.

📗minus
• 10 minus 3 = 7.
• The temperature is minus 30 degrees centigrade.
📗near
• The school is near the post office.
• It’s 20 December. We are very near Christmas
Day.
📗notwithstanding
• Notwithstanding the low price, I don’t want it.
• They went swimming, notwithstanding the rain.
• They went swimming, the rain notwithstanding.
📗of
• I live in the house at the end of the road.
• Where is the key of the car?
• Do you like the work of Shakespeare?
• What was the cost of this book?
• He lives in the City of Westminster.
• It was kind of you to help me.
• This is the cause of the problem.
• He died of cancer.
• Most tables are made of wood.
• Can I have a cup of coffee?
• I know some of these people.
• I don’t know any of these people.
• He lives south of London.
• He lives in the south of London.
📗off
• Please take your shoes off the table.
• Keep off the grass.
• It fell off the table and broke.
• They live in a street off Fifth Avenue.
📗on
• Please don’t put your shoes on the table.
• The picture is on page 7.
• We live on a busy road. It’s very noisy.
• She is sunbathing on the beach.
• Is there water on the Moon?
• I need a book on bio-chemistry.
• My birthday is on Monday.
• I start work on 7 May.
• Let’s meet on the weekend. (US)
• I’ll see you on Christmas Day.
• You must be on time.
• He broke his leg on getting out of the car.
📗onto (US)
• The cat jumped onto the chair.
• The police are onto us. (slang)
📗opposite
• There is a post office opposite my house.
• She sat opposite him and looked into his eyes.
📗outside
• I don’t live in London. I live outside London.
• It was very cold outside the car.
• This is outside my scope.
📗over
• We are flying over the mountains.
• Put the blanket over the bed.
• The cat jumped over the wall.
• Let’s discuss it over dinner.
• The king ruled over the country for many years.
• The town is just over the border.
• It cost over $50. It was $53.25.
• There is rain over the whole country.
• It took over an hour to do my homework.
• The population has increased over the past
twenty years.
• Can you stay with us over Christmas?

📗past
• I saw you yesterday when we drove past your school.
• The post office is just past the police station.
• Don’t work past your bed-time.
• This is difficult. It’s past me.
• It’s nearly ten minutes past five. 5.09 to be
precise.
📗pending
• We cannot supply you pending payment.
• Pending his return, we can do nothing.
• There were many arguments pending the
negotiations.
📗per
• The speed limit is 70 miles per hour.
• The carpet costs $10 per square metre.
📗plus
• 2 plus 2 = 4.
• There will be three of us, plus the baby.
📗pro
• Are you pro capital punishment?
• He is generally pro new ideas.
📗re
• Re: your letter dated 21 May
• I want to talk you re the proposed meeting.
📗regarding
• I would like to speak to you regarding my
homework.
• Regarding John, let’s talk later.
📗respecting
• I would like to speak to you respecting my
homework.
• I am writing to you respecting our latest products.
📗round
• I live round the corner.
• They all sat round the fire.
• There is a hedge round the house.
📗save (formal)
• All save Mrs Jones were present.
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