Compound Prepositions are generally formed by prefixing a ‘Preposition’ (a, be) to a Noun, an Adjective, or an Adverb. The most commonly used Compound Prepositions are: among, amid, above, across, around, behind, below, before, between, inside, outside, underneath, etc.
Compound Prepositions List / Words
about, among, amongst, amid, amidst, against, above, towards, near, across, along, around, behind, below, before, beside, beneath, between, beyond, inside, outside, underneath, etc.
Examples of Compound Prepositions
- The baby crawled across the floor.
- They walked slowly along the road.
- The earth goes around the sun.
- I hung my coat behind the door.
- The sun sank below the horizon.
- Knock on the door before you enter.
- He sat down beside the fire.
- The boat sank beneath the waves.
- This is just between you and me.
- My house is beyond that bridge.
- I left my key inside my room.
- There’s a car outside the building.
- The coin rolled underneath the piano.
- He is optimistic about the future.
- Mary is popular among students.
- He felt strange amid so many people.
- He leaned his back against the wall.
- We were flying above the clouds.
- She pushed the book towards me.
- The house is situated near the church.