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Prepositions

A preposition is a word that relates a noun or pronoun to another word in the sentence.

The cat rested on the desk.

Another cat watched from the table.

 

Common Prepositions

above

after

around

at

before

behind

between

by

down

during

for

from

in

inside

into

near

of

off

on

onto

out

over

through

to

toward

under

until

up

with

without

 

Directions: Locate the preposition in each of the sentences below.  Put the preposition in the box.

Use the Chart Above

 
Can you see the robin on the branch?
 
The bee is in the hive.
 
Carry the suitcase up the stairs.
 
The cereal is above the stove.
 
Don't go without your homework.
 
Tim found it behind his house.
 
The predator ran toward the prey.
 
Did you buy the lettuce for the tacos?
 
The hockey player skated onto the ice.
 
The apple tree is near the vegetable garden.
 
She chased the chipmunk into the hole.
 
We ran out the door.
 
Dad fell asleep during the movie.
 
The skunk ran under the front porch.
 
We eat breakfast before we go.
 
I'll watch TV after I finish my homework.
 
I'd like french fries with my meal.
 
The dentist says floss between my teeth.
 
We can go to the park tomorrow.
 
That elephant came from Africa.
 
The cat is inside the house.
 
The noun is the subject of the sentence.
 
The rock rolled down the mountain.
 
The jet flew over our house.
 
The Smiths live at 215 Summer Avenue.
 
We waited until 12:00.
 
They traveled through the mountains.
 
Santa travels around the world.
 
The lamp fell off the table.
 
They stopped by the monkey exhibit.

 

 

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