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Prepositions About Above Across After Against Along Among At Before Behind Below Beside Between Beyond But By Down During except For From In In front of Inside Into Like Near Nex to Of Off On Opposite Out of Outside Over Since Through Till = until To Towards Under Up With al rededor de, sobre. por encima de. a través de. detrás de, después de. en contra de. a lo largo de. entre varias cosas o personas (tres o más) en, a. antes de. detrás de. debajo de, bajo. junto a, al lado de. entre (dos o más) mas alla de excepto, pero por,en. hacia abajo, abajo. durante. excepto. para, por, durante, desde hace. de, desde. en, dentro de, por. delante de. dentro de. en, dentro de. como, igual a. cerca de. junto a. de de (alejándose), fuera de. en, sobre. enfrente de. fuera de. fuera de. por encima de, sobre. desde. a través de, por. hasta a, hasta, hacia, para. hacia. bajo, debajo de. en lo alto de, encima de. con.
-Believe in something I`m afraid I don`t believe in ghosts. -At the moment. -At the weekend -At Christmas. -Borrow from someone This CD I borrowed from Anna is good. this or tomorrow: -Did you go out last night? -We`re going away this weekend. -On Saturday evening. -On 12th September. -Argue with someone (about sth) I hate arguing with my neighbours about noise. We use on for days and dates: -On Friday -On Friday morning. -Apologize for something We apologize for the late arrival of this train. -Arrive at somewhere The train`s arriving at platform 2. -In the nineteenth century We also use in for parts of the day: -In the morning -In the afternoon. seasons. -Ask for something We didn`t ask for salad with our pizza. -Buck (animar) someone up Go and tell her the good news.We use at for time and certain expressions: -At 8:00 -At midnight -At lunchtime. -In the evening (but at night) There is no preposition before last. We use in for longer periods such as months. -Complain to someone (about) . next. -Belong (perteneser) to someone This bag belongs to a friend of mine. -Can you call me tomorrow morning? Example: Verb + preposition -Agree with something/someone I don`t agree with the report on the math. she needs something to buck her up -Care (preocuparse) about someone/something Do you care at all about what is happening in the world? -Chat with someone (about) He`s chatting with my mum about his family. -Comment on something It`s still too early to comment on the success of the project. -Concentrate on something Concentrate on getting the spelling right. -I`ll see you next week. and years: -In April -In 2002 -In summer.
-Wait for someone/something I`m waiting for the post.We complain to the manager about the quality of the service. of something/someone We were just talking about you. -Know something (about) I don`t know a lot about politics. -Remind someone of someone/something She reminds me of my own sister. -Pay for something I paid for the newspaper and left the shop. -Spend (money) on something I`ve spent a lot of on clothes this month. with someone/something The children are very bored here because they have no one to play with. -Think about. -Focus on something We use the passive form to focus on the action. -Walk out on someone He walked out on his family leaving them no money. -Talk to someone I often talk to my friend in the evening. -Take part in something I took part in a demonstration last week about the new power station. -Invest something in something We need to invest more in solar energy. -Rely (confiar) on someone I can always rely on him to cheer me up. -Suffer from something Do you suffer from headaches? -Take someone`s mind off something The film took my mind off my problem for a while. -Decide on something I`ve decided on a career in computers. -Talk about. -Operate on someone They operated on her after her heart attack. -Listen to something/someone I love listening to music on the radio. . -Work as something Henry works as a taxi driver. -Work on something Scientists have been working on a new drug. -Deal (preocuparse de) with someone/something The dentist dealt with my tooth and the pain stopped. -Worry about something/someone I wouldn`t worry about that exam. -Fall in love with someone/something I`ve fallen in love with you. -Laugh at someone/something It`s not very nice to laugh at other people. -Prevent someone from doing something A knee injury prevented him from playing. -Depend on/upon something/someone Can I depend on you to be there on time? -Dream of + ing I`ve always dreamed of having a living room as big as this. -Look at something/someone Everybody looked at me when I got onto the bus. -React to something How did Gary react to your suggestion? -Refer to someone/something You`ll need to refer to your notes before you do the exercise. -Make something out of something She made a dress out of pure silk. -Stop someone (from) doing something The rain didn`t stop us from enjoying the trip. -Consist of something Air consists of oxygen and hydrogen. -Take something out The dentist says she may have to take out one of my back teeth. -Emigrate to somewhere They immigrated to Australia last year. -Translate something into something The novel has been translated into several languages. -Hear something about something Have you heard the joke about the elephant? -Insist on/upon something My mother insists that I eat fish. -Smile at someone/something The bus driver smiled at me when I paid him. of someone/something I often think of my family. -Play for. -Get in touch (with) She promised to get in touch with us as soon as she gets back.
-Satisfied with I wasn`t satisfied with the service.Adjective + preposition -Fed up (harto) with You must be fed up with listening to me complaining my work. -Proud of I`ve put a lot of work into this essay. -Sorry for someone/ doing something I feel really sorry for Lucy. -Famous for something -Responsible for something I`d like to speak to the person responsible for recruitment. please. -Serious about something Are you serious about starting your own business? -Excited about We`re very excited about going to Egypt. -Interested in Are you and Jim interested in tennis? -Similar to You don`t look at all similar to Mark. . -Typical of someone It`s typical of Bob to disappear when it`s time to do the washing-up. -Familiar with I`m not familiar with this area myself. -Wrong with The dentist said there`s nothing wrong with my teeth at all. -Jealous of I`ve always been jealous of people who can sing well. and I`m really proud of it. I think it was Van Gogh was famous for painting sunflowers. -Dressed in Who`s that woman over there dressed in black? -Be to I`ll never forget how kind you`ve been to me.
Although: aunque.Questions with a preposition at the end Who is he in love with? What do you want it for? Who does it belong to? What did he die of? What are you so angry about (something)? / with (someone) Who does he work for? Who are we waiting for? Where did you get it from? Who did she get married to? What did you talk about? 22. puesto que. . Provided: con tal que. However: sin embargo. Whereas: mientras. When: cuando. Consequently: por consiguiente. That: que. While: mientras. Nevertheless: sin embargo. But: pero.. Not only…. Conjunctions After: después (de) que. com tal que. de modo que. As a result: como resultado. As well as: así como. Since: desde que. aun cuando. Even if: aunque. aun cuando. no obstante.sino también. As soon as: tan pronto como. siempre que. As long as: mientras. And: y. Though: aunque. Because: porque. If: si In case: en caso de que. por consiguiente. Unless: a menos que. Therefore: por lo tanto. como. si bien. On the other hand: por otro lado. So: por tanto. As: mientras. In spite of: a pesar de. Even though: aunque. además de.but also: no solo…. por si. si bien.
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