Here is a look at how certain prepositions are used:
She told me about her promotion.
The trip cost about €1000.
Do you know anything about painting?
We walked across the square, taking in all the sights.
Shoplifting is against the law.
I hope you didn’t lean against the wall. The paint’s still wet.
I love walking along the coast.
John’s good at maths.
Look at that car. It’s amazing!
I’m meeting Peter at the cinema.
I was right behind the car involved in the accident.
There is a playground behind our house.
I sat beside a young newlywed couple on the flight.
(at the side)
There were three other people besides me in the lift when it
(in addition to) stuck.
What’s the difference between ‘cool’ and ‘chilly’?
Share the pizza between you.
That painting is by Picasso.
I go to work by bicycle.
She was standing by the side of the road.
He thanked her for the present.
We often go for a walk in the evening.
This message is for you.
I’ll be late from work. Don’t wait up for me.
He comes from Scotland.
I borrowed this book from Sarah.
He lives in Paris.
The train leaves in half an hour.
Three of my classmates are from Argentina.
This shirt is made of silk.
We stepped out of the restaurant just as it started raining.