List of prepositions in hindi | examples of prepositions
The name “preposition” (pre + position) means “place before”. Prepositions
usually come before another word, usually a noun or noun phrase:
- noun phrase
- gerund (verb in -ing form)
- The book is on the table.
- The book is beside the table.
- I will see you on Monday.
List of Prepositions (one word):
In, at, to, by, over, above, since, far, for, from, with, of, off, on, out, up, upon, till, about, above, across, along, among, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, inside, outside, within, without
Some prepositions are composed of more than one word, which is called complex prepositions, some of them are as follows-
List of Prepositions (complex):
according to, along with ,apart from ,away from, because of ,by means of, contrary to, depending on, in addition to ,in case of, in favour of, in front of, in lieu of, in spite of, instead of, in view of, irrespective of ,on account of ,on behalf of, on top of, opposite to, owing to, with reference to
Prepositions are grammatical words that are fixed in number क्योंकि grammatical words वो words है जो संख्या में निश्चित होते है तथा जो grammar का निर्माण करते है, जिनके बिना Grammar अधूरी है इसके विपरीत vocabulary words होते है जिनकी संख्या निश्चित नहीं होती है तथा परिवर्तित होती रहती है जैसे noun, verb, adjective, adverb.
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Top examples of prepositions with an explanation
Incorrect: They are not allowed to enter into the house.
Correct: They are not allowed to enter the house.
Explanations: The verbs lack, approach, resemble, order and enter are directly followed by objects without prepositions.
Incorrect: See you on next Friday.
Correct: See you next Friday.
Incorrect: I will never forget meeting him on that afternoon.
Correct: I will never forget meeting him that afternoon.
Explanation: Prepositions are not used before a number of common time expressions beginning next, last, this, one etc.
Incorrect: He is angry on me.
Correct: He is angry with me.
Angry with : a person
Angry at : something
Ex:-I was angry with the treatment during the party.(incorrect)
I was angry at the treatment during the party.(correct)
Incorrect: My mother loves with me.
Correct: My mother loves me.
Incorrect: What is the time in your watch?
Correct: What is the time by your watch?
Incorrect: The train will arrive on the platform no. 3.
Correct: The train will arrive at the platform no. 3.
Incorrect: She died from Plague.
Correct: She died of plague.
Died of : Illness
Died from : other reasons
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Ex:- He died of a heart attack. (correct)
He died of explosion. (incorrect)
He died from explosion. (correct)