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about
referring to; moving round.
above
over, higher [up] than, on top of.
across
from one side to another.
After
during the period of time following an event; behind.
against
in opposition to; in anticipation of; in contrast to; in or into with [something].
along
moving in constant direction; extending in a more or less horizontal line.
among
surrounded by; being a member of; occurring in; indicating a division.
around
located or situated; rotate or face in the opposite direction; reach a new place or position.
at
expressing location or arrival in a particular place; expressing time when an even takes place; denoting a particular point on a scale; expressing a particular state or condition or skill; expressing the object …
before
period of time proceeding the events.
behind
to the far side of something.
below
extending underneath.
beneath
extending or directly underneath.
beside
at the side of.
between
at, into, or across the space separating.
beyond
to the further side of.
but
used to introduce something contrasting with what has already been mentioned.
by
identifying the agent performing an action.
to
Evans advised him _______ leave London
to
You are strongly advised _______ take out medical insurance when visiting China.
against
I'd avised you _______ saying anything to the press
That
Experts advise _______ sunscreen be reapplied every one to two hours
on
He advises us _______ tax matters [to give advice on a subject about which you have special knowledge or skill]
to
The authorities should have been alert _______ the possibility of invasion
on
Troops in the vicinity were put _______ alert
on
All our border points are _______ full/high alert
for
Scientist have said there is no cause _______ alarm
at/in
There is growing alarm _______ the increase _______ crime
about/of
Travellers to Africa are being warned _______ the danger of HIV infection [2]
to
I warned you not _______ walk home alone
That
We warned them _______ there was a bull in the field
from
We were prevented _______ entering the site
to
The rules are intended _______ prevent accidents
crop
cultivo, cosecha, cereal
ground
[ship] varar, hacer encallar
in
_______ the picture, I can see a woman
at
The woman is sitting _______ a table
on
She is sitting _______ a chair
opposite
There is another chair _______ the woman
under
Her feet are _______ the table
in
The woman is holding a cup _______ her hands
on
_______ the table are a laptop, a paper, a calculator, an appointment calendar, two pens and a muffin
at
The woman is looking _______ her laptop
under
The woman's bag is _______ the table
bout
Sara had written an article _______ divorce.
about
Let me tell you _______ my proposal.
about
The doctor will come in _______ an hour.
about
They promised to be here _______ Thursday.
above
That city is 1000 meters _______ sea level.
above
We were flying _______ the clouds.
above
The patient's temperature was _______ normal.
above
There is a title _______ each image.
according
Everything was done _______ to the rules.
according
_______ to statistics, sales increased this year.
according
_______ to Jack, no mistakes were made.
according
The workers wil be paid _______ to their achievements.
across
We swam _______ the river with difficulty.
across
My apartment is _______ the street from the bank.
across
They placed a fishing net _______ the river.
across
We travelled _______ Europe by train.
After
Susan went to bed _______ dinner.
After
It is five minutes _______ three o'clock.
After
The cat was running _______ the mouse.
After
Jack came running _______ us.
against
That activitiy is _______ the law.
against
We'll have to get vaccinated _______ malaria.
against
The journalist wrote an article _______ the goverment.
against
I leaned my bicycle _______ the tree.
ahead of
Our team was five points _______ the other.
ahead of
The road _______ us was blocked.
ahead of
That man's ideas were _______ his time.
ahead of
Jack was several meters _______ the other runners.
all over
There were wounded soldiers _______ the battlefield.
all over
This music is becoming popular _______ the world.
all over
They organized protests _______ the country.
all over
She had freckles _______ her body.
along
The cars were parked all _______ the road.
along
You can see beautiful mansions all _______ this street.
along
We saw a girl swimming _______ the river.
along
I was walking _______ the street when I lost my wallet.
alongside
He parked his car _______ mine and got out.
alongside
We have a beautiful house _______ the river.
alongside
There's a CD that you can use _______ the book.
alongside
In that war, civilians fought _______ soldiers.
amid
I felt very uncomfortable _______ so many people
amid
The prisoner managed to escape _______ the confusion.
amid
He was standing _______ the crowd.
amid
Paramedics found the little girl _______ the debris
among
I parked my car _______ the others.
among
Jesus divided the bread _______ his disciples.
among
She saw her little son _______ the crowd.
among
_______ other things, she likes to travel by train.
apart from
It was a nice dinner party, _______ a few incidents.
apart
_______ five cars, he also owns a yacht.
apart from
_______ a few scratches, the car was in a good condition.
apart from
_______ that gift, what else did you receive?
around
Mary should arrive _______ four o'clock.
around
Is there any book store _______ here?
around
He is wearing a chain _______ his neck.
round
We saw several sharks swimming _______ the boat.
as from
They will be living here _______ Saturday.
as of
_______ Monday, I will follow a new diet.
as from
_______ July, the store will be open till ten.
as of
The supermarket will be closed for five days _______ tomorrow.
as to
No claim was made _______ the accuracy of the editorial.
as to
The police are unsure _______ the exact time of the murder.
as to
She was uncertain _______ which dress she was going to put on.
as for
_______ your book, I think it will become a bestseller.
at
We stayed _______ home because it was raining.
at
We usually get up _______ 8 o'clock in the morning.
at
The museum is _______ the end of this street.
at
The soldiers fired _______ the enemy.
because of
The game was cancelled _______ the rain.
because of
We arrived very late _______ the traffic jam.
because of
She didn't have any friends _______ her shyness.
because of
Bill couldn't become a pilot _______ his bad eyesight.
before
They will be here _______ the weekend.
before
The engineers will complete the project _______ March.
before
The orator stood _______ the audience and started his speech.
before
Your name is _______ mine on the list.
behind
Who is the woman standing _______ John?
behind
There is a garden _______ the house.
behind
I wonder what is _______ his friendly attitude.
behind
The new boxer is two points _______ the champion.
below
She has an apartment _______ mine.
below
It is freezing! The temperature is _______ zero.
below
Jane had a pimple just _______ her right eye.
below
That city is 200 meters _______ the sea level.
beneath
As I walked I felt the warm sand _______ my feet.
beneath
Johnny hid all his toys _______ his bed.
beneath
There is a basement _______ the house.
underneath
Miners work _______ the ground.
beside
The dog stayed _______ its master all night.
beside
There is a woman standing _______ your car.
beside
Mary sat _______ me without speaking.
beside
They have built a beautiful mansion _______ the lake
besides
_______ Spanish, she speaks Italian and French.
besides
Many other people were there, _______ us
besides
He was promised a promotion, be_______ sides a better salary.
besides
_______ his reputation, he has nothing else left.
between
What will you do _______ 7 and 9 o'clock?
between
There is a big distance _______ the two cities.
between
He divided his money _______ his wife, his son and his nephew.
between
There was a fierce competition _______ those companies.
beyond
You will find a river _______ those mountains.
beyond
Applications will not be accepted _______ the deadline.
beyond
Her honesty is _______ doubt.
beyond
Are there planets _______ our solar system?
but
He works every day _______ Monday.
but
We eat any kind of food _______ meat.
but
Who else _______ Susan could have said such a thing?
but
Everybody was there _______ you.
by
The film was directed _______ Spielberg.
by
The little boy was bitten _______ his own dog.
by
They will travel _______ train.
by
The dog was sleeping _______ the fire.
concerning
She made no comments _______ the meeting.
concerning
Do you have any news _______ my job application?
concerning
She had no idea _______ her promotion in the company.
regarding
_______ the inflation, the government is in panic.
considering
We deserve better services, _______ the taxes we pay.
considering
_______ his humble origin, I think he has made a great progress.
considering
You did very well at the exam, _______ its complexity.
considering
My grandmother is a very active woman, _______ her age.
contrary to
_______ what we thought, he finally won the tennis match.
contrary to
His ideas about capitalism are _______ my own.
contrary to
_______ popular opinion, she is, in fact, a good person.
contrary to
_______ all our expectations, he finally succeeded.
in spite of
It was a great match _______ the bad the weather.
despite
_______ his bad reputation, he won the elections.
in spite of
He continued smoking _______ his doctor's advice.
despite
They couldn't finish on time, _______ the effort they made.
down
I was walking _______ the street when I saw the accident.
down
He rolled _______ the hill and broke one leg.
down
We saw a dead cow floating _______ the river.
down
Tears started rolling _______ her cheeks.
due to
The president was forced to resign _______ his sexual scandals.
due to
They had a two-hour delay _______ the traffic jam.
owing to
Many roads were closed, _______ the heavy blizzard.
owing to
The project was cancelled, _______ lack of support.
During
Many innocent people were killed _______ the war.
During
Those trees blossom _______ the spring.
During
I decided to study by night and sleep _______ the day.
During
The people yawned _______ the politician's speech.
except
They all understood the explanation _______ Bill.
except
The store will be open every day _______ Sunday.
except for
I have no news from her, _______ the postcard she sent me.
except for
_______ her lack of patience, she is a good teacher.
for
She bought presents _______ all her grandchildren.
for
My cousin left _______ London two hours ago.
for
I have worked _______ this company for many years.
for
That scientist was famous _______ his intelligence.
from
These products are imported _______ Italy.
from
I took a bus _______ Miami to Chicago.
from
She works _______ 9 to 5 every day.
from
They died _______ the effects of a poisonous gas.
in
They will spend their honeymoon _______ Miami.
in
Our holidays start _______ May.
in
What do you have _______ your mouth?
in
That monument was built _______ 1993.
inside
The tourists went _______ the castle following the guide.
inside
She was very hungry so she looked _______ the refrigerator.
inside
The children were playing _______ the house.
inside
I think there is a gift for you _______ the box.
in front of
You are not allowed to park your car _______ the hospital.
in front of
She hit her brother right _______ her mother.
in front of
There was a tall man standing _______ me.
in front of
Just sit _______ the TV and don't move.
instead of
He bought a computer _______ a television set.
instead of
I will give the speech _______ her.
instead of
The bottle was full of water _______ whisky.
instead of
They went to California _______ Florida.
into
Don't get _______ trouble again.
into
She came _______ the room and sat by my side
into
Bill jumped off the bridge _______ the river.
into
Jack threw his clothes _______ the closet and turned on the TV.
like
He spoke _______ a leader conducting an army.
like
He acted _______ a child when he was angry.
like
Nobody loves you _______ he does.
like
He was good at several sports, _______ tennis.
minus
Twenty _______ five equals fifteen.
minus
The temperature was _______ ten degrees this morning.
minus
All soldiers returned to base _______ John who was killed.
minus
You have to pay $100 _______ the $30 you already paid.
near
Our anniversary is _______ Christmas.
near
Is there any restaurant _______ here?
near
It is terrible to live _______ an airport.
near
There is a pay phone _______ that monument.
next to
The bank is _______ a police station.
next to
Who is sitting _______ Bill?
next to
Can I sit _______ the window?
next to
This table goes _______ that window.
of
The cabin is made _______ wood.
of
Jack is doing a research about the life _______ insects.
of
She was a woman _______ extraordinary intelligence.
of
Would you like another cup _______ wine?
off
I took a book _______ the shelf.
off
The island is three miles _______ the coast.
off
Billy fell _______ his bicycle and broke a leg.
off
Keep _______ the grass!
on
We saw a spider _______ the wall.
on
The children left their toys _______ the table.
upon
She leaned her head _______ his shoulder and started crying.
on
I bought a book _______ economics.
onto
The actor walked _______ the stage and danced.
onto
He placed the book _______ the table and began reading.
onto
The cat jumped _______ the chair to get its food.
onto
They want to load all their furniture _______ a truck.
on top of
He thought he was _______ the world.
on top of
Mary didn't notice the new webcam _______ her computer.
on top of
He finally found his watch _______ a pile of books.
on top of
There was a black cat lying _______ the fridge.
opposite
They sat _______ each other and started arguing.
opposite
My house is _______ the church.
opposite
I don't want her to be sitting _______ me.
opposite
The view _______ our hotel was fantastic.
out of
We saw that fish when it jumped _______ the water.
out of
We have to pay the rent, but we are _______ money.
out of
Only two _______ five students passed their exams.
out of
The conflict arose _______ racial and ethnic tensions.
outside
The demonstrators were shouting _______ the building.
outside
Jack hopes to be _______ the prison soon.
outside
My family lives just _______ Rome.
outside
I'll meet you _______ the theatre at eight o'clock.
over
The plane was flying very low _______ the city.
over
The dog jumped _______ the fence and ran away.
over
She must be _______ 30 years old.
over
They have built a bridge _______ the river.
past
A blue car drove _______ the gate.
past
The soldiers marched _______ the monument.
past
They walked _______ us without speaking.
past
It was _______ midnight when they arrived.
per
He had been travelling at over 120 miles _______ hour.
per
Mary is smoking over 55 cigarettes _______ day.
per
The average number of working hours _______ week is 40.
per
The consumption of alcohol per person _______ year was 12 litres.
plus
Four _______ three equals seven.
plus
The rent will be $350, _______ utilities.
plus
He gets a good salary _______ company stocks.
plus
You have to pay $55 _______ 10 per cent tax.
regardless of
Shipping is free _______ the destination.
regardless of
They decided to finish the project, _______ the cost.
regardless of
Everyone can participate, _______ the age.
regardless of
A patriot defends his nation, _______ the consequences.
since
They have been working _______ this morning.
since
She has been sick _______ Monday.
since
The population has increased a lot _______ the last census.
since
It has been raining _______ yesterday.
through
I was able to see a house _______ the fog.
through
The dogs ran _______ the forest chasing the rabbit.
through
I learned about his divorce _______ the newspaper.
through
The tunnel runs _______ the mountain.
throughout
The epidemic spread _______ the region in just one week.
throughout
That company has branches _______ the world.
throughout
It was very cold and it snowed _______ the night.
throughout
The music could be heard _______ the building.
to
The spaceship is going to fly _______ the moon in two weeks.
to
She sent invitations _______ all her friends.
to
He got into the car and drove straight _______ the university.
to
It's a quarter _______ three.
toward
Billy started to run _______ his mother as he saw her.
toward
The tornado was moving rapidly _______ the city.
towards
Winds carry the pollution _______ the sea.
towards
They are going to arrive here _______ evening.
under
I have a shirt _______ my sweater.
under
Somebody left a frog _______ her bed
under
Everything was _______ control at that moment.
under
The little girl threw her doll _______ the table.
underneath
There is rust _______ the paint.
underneath
The coyote tried to pass _______ the fence.
underneath
The letter was found _______ the carpet.
beneath
Jimmy hid all his toys _______ his bed.
unlike
_______ most children, Billy doesn't like to play outside.
unlike
_______ his previous novels, this one was a success.
unlike
Planes, _______ helicopters, can fly at supersonic speeds
unlike
_______ most Argentines, I don't like soccer.
until
The results will not be announced _______ Thursday
until
Why don't you stay _______ tomorrow?
until
The letter will not be sent _______ Friday.
till
Can you work today _______ nine?
up
That tribe lives _______ the mountain.
up
I saw a spider crawl _______ the wall in my bedroom.
up
The skiers walked _______ the mountain to the cabin.
up
You will see a little house two miles _______ the river.
up to
_______ yesterday, we hadn't started our new work.
up to
Those planes carry _______ 114 passengers.
up to
At that time I studied _______ 80 pages of text per day.
up to
The murderer could face _______ 25 years in prison.
via
Please, send me the report _______ e-mail.
via
The virus is not transmitted _______ physical contact.
via
The data will be transmitted _______ satellite
via
His house is watched _______ videocams.
on
The children left their books _______ the table.
on
He was standing _______ the corner waiting for her.
on
There was a spider _______ the wall.
upon
The corpse was lying _______ the bed.
upon
The bird had perched _______ the branch.
upon
Bill was eating with his elbows _______ the table.
in
We spent a few days _______ Paris last year.
in
There were two girls swimming _______ the river.
at
My parents are _______ work.
at
Bill is waiting for his girlfriend _______ the bus stop.
inside
I think there is a surprise for you _______ the box.
inside
The water is cold because it was _______ the fridge.
outside
The dog sleeps _______ the house.
above
The city is 300 meters _______ sea level.
over
The maid put a cloth _______ the table.
over
The helicopter was flying _______ the area.
under
Somebody left a frog _______ her bed.
beneath
I was sitting _______ my beach umbrella.
by
She came into the room and sat _______ my side.
by
I have a beautiful house _______ the river.
by
The dog was lying asleep _______ the fire.
near
The hospital was built _______ the university.
close to
Our house in _______ the airport.
close to
There was a gas station _______ the supermarket.
close to
The dog remained _______ its master.
across
There was a fallen tree _______ the road.
across
My sister lives _______ the park.
along
Cars were parked all _______ the road.
along
There were palm trees _______ the avenue.
around
There is a bus stop _______ the corner.
round
There was a fence _______ the house.
round
The shop is just _______ the corner.
round
There were many reporters _______ the actress.
against
Why is that table _______ the wall?
against
The journalist wrote an article _______ the government.
on top of
There was a black cat lying _______ the roof.
on top of
He was standing _______ the tower watching the horizon.
on top of
The missing book was _______ the fridge.
at the bottom of
There was a small cabin _______ the mountain.
at the bottom of
The copyright notice goes _______ the page.
at the bottom of
They found a treasure _______ the sea.
in front of
Just stand _______ the TV and don't move.
in front of
There is a bus stop _______ my house.
behind
Who is the woman _______ John?
beside
Mary sat _______ me.
within
Many prisoners died _______ the walls of that prison.
within
The station is _______ two miles from here.
within
That is not _______ our reach.
beyond
There is a river _______ those mountains.
beyond
The situation is _______ our control.
between
There are no secrets _______ them.
amid
I felt uncomfortable _______ so many people.
before
The orator stood _______ the audience.
before
The letter Q comes _______ R in the alphabet.
After
The teacher made pauses _______ each sentence.
After
Leave a blank line _______ each question.
After
The letter X comes _______ W in the alphabet.
throughtout
It was raining _______ the country.
throughtout
Maradona is famous _______ the world.
throughtout
The noise could be heard _______ the building.
up
I saw a spider crawl _______ the wall.
up
Go _______ this road until you see a big house.
down
The little girl was walking _______ the street.
down
The skier fell and rolled _______ the mountain.
down
Don't push _______ the lever!
into
The cook went _______ the kitchen.
into
He threw some vegetables _______ a pot.
out of
He came _______ the kitchen.
out of
He took the vegetables _______ the pot.
out of
A fish jumped _______ the water into the canoe.
on
The cook put the meal _______ the table.
onto
The actor stepped _______ the stage.
onto
The cat jumped _______ the table.
off
The parachutist jumped _______ the plane
off
I took a book _______ the shelf
off
The actor fell _______ the stage.
over
There were two helicopters flying _______ the city.
over
Pour water _______ the victim's body.
under
The mouse went _______ the bed.
under
The tunnel goes _______ the river.
to
They went straight _______ the university.
to
The spaceship will fly _______ the moon.
to
I am going _______ London next month.
from
They came _______ abroad in 1886.
up
We set _______ the Amsterdam office 6 years ago.
up
We have decided to take _______ his offer.
in
We have decided to invest _______ computer shares.
in
We are not interested _______ your problems.
with
In Spain, we are working _______ a local company.
to
I am quite happy to listen _______ what you have to say.
about
We know all _______ your other job offer.
with
There is absolutely no way we can make a deal _______ them.
with
We're delighted _______ what you have done.
on
As people have left the company, I've had to take _______ more and more work.
at
I left work _______ ten o'clock last night.
-
I saw Bob in the street _______ yesterday.
-
I didn't get time to come and visit you _______ last Tuesday.
on
He used to be a regular visitor _______ Tuesdays.
on
I phoned her up and spoke to her _______ Wednesday morning.
at
I last saw him _______ the beginning of September.
in
I saw him sometime _______ June.
on
Were you at the last meeting _______ July 13?
on
We bought the company _______ Thursday, 22 May.
-
I spoke to her _______ three weeks ago.
at
I bought this computer _______ the start of the summer.
in
I bought this computer _______ the summer.
-
I bought this computer _______ last summer.
in
This style was very popular _______ the 1970's.
in
They were very popular _______ the middle of the 19th Century.
in
I was still at school _______ 1993.
in
I met him _______ January of last year.
-
I knew Chris Smith quite well _______ when I was at university.
in
I took over this job _______ the middle of last year.
-
I was in a meeting _______ all day yesterday.
at
At eight o'clock in the morning, I am hard _______ work.|at|
in
By eleven o'clock _______ the evening, I am in bed.
at
Diamond was born _______ 7:37 A.M.
on
Diamond was born _______ a Monday.
on
Diamond was born _______ the 30th of July.
in
Diamond's birthday will be _______ a week or two.
in
Did you grow up _______ Mexico or California?
at
Do you like to shop _______ Lucky's Supermarket?
in
Do you live _______ Los Angeles?
in
Do your parents live _______ Mexico?
at
Her grandmother will arrive there _______ half-past seven in the morning.
in
I am _______ bed by eleven o'clock in the evening.
in
I am in bed by eleven o'clock _______ the evening.
in
I am up at five o'clock _______ the morning.
in
I don't jump _______ the pool before testing the water temperature.
on
I like to put make-up _______ when I dress up.
at
I like to swim _______ the beach, not just in the pool.
in
I put my big toe _______ the pool first.
in
I swim _______ the school pool.
on
I swim in the pool _______ the LASC campus.
on
Is the water _______ your big toe warm or cold?
in
Lina was born _______ 1954.
on
Lina was born _______ a Wednesday.
in
Lina's birthday will be _______ a few months.
on
My husband is _______ his way home now.
in
Put your big toe _______ the water.
in
Ron was born _______ the twentieth century.
on
The keys are _______ the kitchen counter.
in
We always put tomatoes _______ the salad.
at
We eat cereal _______ breakfast-time.
on
We sprinkle parsley _______ the tomatoes.
on
We will go out to dinner _______ Friday night.
at
We will stop _______ the mall on the way to my house.
on
What day were you born _______?
in
What year were you born _______?
at
Will you drop me _______ my house on your way home?
at
Your father is arriving in Texas _______ five o'clock in the evening.
in
Your sister is arriving _______ Texas at seven o'clock the next morning.
at
_______ breakfast-time we do not eat salad.
on
_______ what day were you born?
in
_______ what year were you born?