Preposition and its Types

  Preposition are the words which connect nouns, pronouns or phrases to show their relationship or position with each other.

Preposition Examples: in, on, before, across, above, under, of, at, after, near, beside etc.

Sentences:

Note: Words in italic are prepositions.

He sits in the chair.

She enters through the gate.

They appeared before the jury.


Types of Prepositions:

 

Preposition of Place

Preposition of Time

Preposition of Movement

on

during

across

in

after

through

at

before

down

under

at

up






Fill in the banks with the suitable prepositions. 

1- Who is knocking _________ the door? (in, at, on)
2- He was sitting __________ the chair.(in, on, at)
3- She was walking _________ me. (besides, along, near)
4- The policeman ran _________ the thief. (after, besides, along)
5- He lives __________ London. (on, at, into)
6- The swimmer jumped _________ the swimming pool.  (in, into, at)
7- She jumped _________ the rope. (over, above, on)
8- The father was proud _________ his son's success. (of, in, on)
9- I will be thankful __________ you. (in, to, on)
10- I am inspired __________ his personality. (by, on, at)


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