Prepositions show directionlocation, or time, or introduce an object. They are usually followed by an object—a nounnoun phrase, or pronoun.

  • The book is about
  • The cat is hiding under the bed.

  aboard about above across after
  against along amid among anti
  around as at    
  before behind below beneath beside
  besides between beyond but by
  concerning considering counting    
  despite down during    
  except excepting excluding    
  following for from    
  in including into inside  
  less like      
  near notwithstanding on onto opposite
  of off outside over  
  past per plus    
  regarding respecting round    
  save since      
  than through to toward towards
  under underneath unlike until up
  versus via      
  with within without



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