Daily Grammar

Lesson 75

Parts of Speech - Prepositions

Here is a list of common words that can be used as prepositions: about, above, across, after, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, besides, between, beyond, but (when it means except), by, concerning, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, out, outside, over, past, since, through, to, toward, under, until, up, upon, with, within, and without.

Instructions: Tell which of the italicized words are prepositions. Remember that prepositions must have an object.

1. Come in and sit down with me.

Come in and sit down with me.

2. He climbed up on the ladder and through the window.

He climbed up on the ladder and through the window.

3. Mrs. Jones came by at suppertime but not since.

Mrs. Jones came by at suppertime but not since.

4. The firefighter crawled along with the child who was near death.

The firefighter crawled along with the child who was near death.

5. Since no noise came from the building, he walked away.

Since no noise came from the building, he walked away.

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