English Prepositions حروف الجر الإنجليزية الجزء الأول











English Prepositions- Part One حروف الجر الإنجليزية -الجزء الأول 



On

Usages :

1- For the days of the week 
Ex: On Monday 

2- For attached things
Ex: The picture is on the wall

3-For things that are on a surface 
Ex: On the table 

4- For a certain side 
Ex: On the left/ right

5- For public transport
Ex: On the bus/ On a plane 

6- For television or radio
Ex: On TV/ On the radio


In

Usages :

1- Months/ seasons
Ex: In August/ In spring 

     2- Time of day      
Ex: In the morning 

   3-Year          
   Ex: In 2007      

4-After a certain period of time (when?)
Ex: In about 30  minutes

5- Room, building, street, town, country 
Ex: In the kitchen/ In Cairo

6-Book, paper, etc
Ex: In the book

7- Car, taxi, etc
Ex: In the car/ in a taxi

8- Picture, world
Ex: In the picture/ In the world 

At

Usages:

1- For night
Ex: at night 

2- For weekend
Ex: at the weekend

3- A certain point of time (when?)
Ex: at nine thirty

4- Meaning next to, by an object 
Ex: at the door/ at the station

5- For events
Ex: at the party/ at a concert

6- Place where you are to do something typical (watch a film, study, work)
Ex: at the cinema, at school, at work


Since 

from a certain point of time (past till now)
Ex: since 1992 

For

over a certain period of time (past till now)
Ex: for 2 years 

Ago

A certain time in the past 
Ex: 2 years ago

Before

Earlier than a certain point of time
Ex: before 2007

 Under

On the ground, lower than (or covered by) something else
Ex: the bag is under the table .

Below

Lower than something else but above ground
Ex: the fish are below the surface 

Over 

Usages:

1- covered by something else
Ex: put a jacket over your shirt 


2- meaning more than
Ex: over 16 years of age


3- getting to the other side (also across)
Ex: walk over the bridge

 4- overcoming an obstacle
Ex: climb over the wall

To be continued.....

Source: https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/prepositions

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