Prepositions

December 11, 2017

The list below gives the most usual meanings of English prepositions.

Each meaning is illustrated by an example.

For example:

Between: 1. An intermediate location: Toronto lies between Montreal and Vancouver.
                 2. An intermediate time: between Christmas and New Year's Day
                 3. Intermediate in a series: B comes between A and C in the alphabet.
                 4. An intermediate amount: between five and ten people
                 5. Within a group of two: The money was shared between two people.

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