As you all know that prepositions is an important part of English Grammar. So, here we are providing you a list of some prepositions widely used in English Language for the upcoming exams like SBI PO 2015, NICL Assistant and IBPS 2015.
The usage of some preposition with some words is fixed. Some of them are given below. Have a look. Hope you all like the post.
- He was accustomed of working
hard in his youth. (used to)
- Please introduce him to me if you are acquainted with him.
- Don’t get afraid of that
dog. It won’t bite. (fear from)
Agree to (idea)
- The president agreed to the resolution and passed it. (accept)
Agree with (person)
- If you agree with me please support me. (have same opinion)
- He was acquitted as he was innocent according to the jury. (in
the opinion of)
- Man easily gets adapted to new environments. (change)
- The Prime Minister along with his retinue entered the hall.
- He had long been associated with the organization before he
retired. (worked with)
- Initially people are averse
to accepting their weakness, but with the passage of time they start realizing
and correcting themselves. (unwilling to)
Believe in (faith)
- I believe in God. (have faith in)
- As this country belongs to us, we belong to this country.
(have a right over)
- She is clever at painting and playing mu sic, but I am at mu
sic. (skilled at)
- I congratulated her on her great success. (greeted)
- As man conquers a disease and
find a cure for it, another pops up. (remedy for)
- High rate of employment depends
on growth of economy. (is related with)
- Many English words are derived
from Greek and Latin. (came/originate from)
- This new book contains de tails of her extensive journey. (description of)
- Village life is quite different from city life. (not same)
- The property was divided into
two parts and given to the two sons. (break into)
- The henpeck husband could never dream of op pos ing his wife.
(think of) Frightened of Those frightened of obstacles never proceed ahead for success.
(having fear of)
- The city of Benaras is famous
for its teeming ghats. (known for)
- He is quite good at convincing people in his favour. (skilled
- Being ignorant of the consequences, thenaives easily fall into
bad habits. (not knowing)
- There has been a tremendous increase in the multi-nationals in
our country. (rise in)
- The shopkeeper could not deny when she insisted on paying later.
- Work hard if you are interested in your progress. (want to)
- Lack of money brings poverty and lack of knowledge
ignorance. (devoid of, not having)
- The mother was very fond of her
youngest child. (loved/liked very much)
- The shooter aimed at the tar get and shot accurately. (fix at
the tar get)
- Don’t laugh at those who
are deprived of God’s blessings. (ridicule, make fun of)
- Hello! Please listen to me. (lend your ear, heed, pay attention to)
- What are you looking at?
- The nurse looked after the child better than the mother. (to
take care of, to rear)
- Have you lost anything? What are you looking for under the table.
(to search for)
- I have requested the police commissioner to look into the matter of increasing crime in our locality. (investigate, to probe, examine)
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