Preposition

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A preposition (preposición in Spanish) links words, phrases or clauses of a sentence together. For example "My feet are in my shoes". The word 'in' links the feet with the shoes showing where they are. Prepositions often indicate location, direction, or duration.

Common English prepositions

about, above, across, after, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, but, by, despite, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, onto, out, outside, over, past, since, through, throughout, till, to, toward, under, underneath, until, up, upon, with, within, without

Common Spanish prepositions

a, con, de, por, para, según, sin, via, pro

Traditional list of Spanish prepositions:

a, ante, bajo, cabe, con, contra, de, desde, durante, en, entre, hacia, hasta, mediante, para, por, según, sin, so, sobre, tras.

Prepositional phrases

Prepositional phrases can function as nouns.

See also

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