100 Important Preposition List in English

100 prepositions

If you are studying English as a second language, then you know how important prepositions are. There are 100 very common ones that you should definitely familiarize yourself with. This list will help you do just that! Not only will it give you the prepositions, but also example sentences to show you how they are used. You’ll be an expert in no time! Learning these essential words will help your grammar and improve your fluency immensely.

What is a preposition? A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between two things. It can be a noun or a pronoun and is always followed by a noun or pronoun.

Some common examples are “in,” “on,” “with,” and “by.” Prepositions are important because they help us to make sentences clearer and more concise. Without them, our language would be much more difficult to understand.

100 Important Preposition List

  • Despite
  • Onto
  • Along
  • Next to
  • Among
  • Beneath
  • Hence
  • Owing to
  • Times
  • By
  • On behalf of
  • In
  • To
  • According to
  • Inside
  • Against
  • Like
  • During
  • Out from
  • Around
  • Between
  • Prior to
  • Except
  • Through
  • Abroad
  • In to
  • Behind
  • Outside
  • Amongst
  • Beside
  • Past
  • From
  • Till
  • Down
  • Opposite
  • Ahead of
  • Next
  • Ago
  • Near
  • Amidst
  • Below
  • Over
  • Aside
  • Off
  • About
  • In place of
  • But
  • On account of
  • As far as
  • Since
  • Before
  • Out of
  • Close to
  • On top of
  • In addition to
  • Towards
  • At
  • On
  • Away
  • Notwithstanding
  • In lieu of
  • Unlike
  • Due to
  • Out
  • Apart
  • Besides
  • Per
  • As
  • Beyond
  • Round
  • In front of
  • Underneath
  • Because of
  • Of
  • After
  • Into
  • By means of
  • On to
  • In case of
  • Under
  • As well as
  • Than
  • For
  • Throughout
  • Across
  • Instead of
  • In accordance with
  • Toward
  • Above
  • In spite of

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