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.