Most Important Prepositions and Examples

In English, Most Important Preposition List and Examples Sentences. Please follow the detailed list;


Verb + Preposition | Example Sentences
agree on (something) | Ok, We agree on that point.
agree with (a person) | I agree with you on that matter.
approve of | Jane approves of exercising.
arrive at/in | They arrived in London last afternoon.
complain about | You mustn’t complain about your situation.
consent to | He consented to his father’s behaviours.
comment on | He commented on his new car.


Verb + Preposition | Example Sentences
consist of | The house consist of seven rooms.
depend on | He can’t depend on his father to keep giving his earned money.
laugh at | They laughed at my thoughtless behavior.
object to | Do you object to her smoking?
succeed in | She succeeded in making everyone satisfied.
compare …. with/to | Do not compare me with/to my father.
excuse … for | You must excuse the teacher for being late.
prefer … to | He prefers football to basketball.
remind … of | She reminded me of his today appointment.
thank … for | I thanked her for letting me use her house for one day.
be afraid of | Michel is afraid of snakes.
be accustomed to | I was accustomed to seeing her every night.
be aware of | Are you aware of her matter?
be bored with | George is bored with work.
be certain of | You cannot be certain of the date.
be disappointed  with | Martin was disappointed with that supermarket.
be familiar with | Is Profesor Albert familiar with that new technique?
be famous for | MilkShay is famous for its milk.
be frightened by | Do not be frightened by the thunder.
be happy with | Ketty is happy with her new car.
be in favor of | Are you in favor of this issue?
be interested in | Helen is interested in new work for changing her life.
be opposed to | He is really opposed to buying unnecessary maaterials at your home.
be satisfied with | She is not satisfied with her new car.
be surprised at/by | Do not be surprised at her behaviour.
be tired of | Jean is very tired of working in the garden.
be worried about | Nolan is worried about his sick dog.
according to | According to news, the president resigned.
along with | Can you take this package, along with these materials, to the police station?
as well as | I like watching baseball as well as basketball.
because of | The game was cancelled because of the rain.
by means of | Human beings communicate with each other by means of language.
by way of | Ketty went to Toronto by way of Houston.
in addition toIn additon to poem, Mery writes short stories.
in case of | In case of fire, pull this alarm.
in consideration of | In consideration of all her help, I would like to take she to lunch.
in contrast to/with | In contrast to last winter, This winter is very cold.
in deference to | In deference to her age, we did not argue with her.
in hopes of | You came here in hopes of meeting the your family.
in lieu of | She gave an written examination in lieu of a oral examination.
in pursuit of | The police were in pursuit of the guilty.
in search of | They went into the big forest in search of dog.
in spite of | In spite of rain, We wen to the picnic.
in the face of | In the face of very cold weather, Migratory birds moved to a new location.
in terms of | She is very luck in terms of her family.


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