Tag: prepositions

148 Why "grand theft auto", not "grand auto theft"? 2016-07-18T20:18:27.460

83 Should I say "She is in the park" or "She is at the park"? 2014-11-26T00:42:39.303

69 (In, On or At) GitHub? 2016-05-04T19:37:03.767

54 "In" and "on": How can I decide which one to use for vehicles? 2013-01-24T00:12:57.077

47 "To death" vs "to the death" 2016-08-17T05:23:14.033

37 Why is wine made 'from' grapes, but tables are made 'of' wood? 2013-10-11T18:05:55.180

33 "Important to me" or "Important for me" 2013-12-16T07:33:56.010

30 Working in / for / at? 2013-04-15T02:41:03.203

30 You can contact me on/over/by Skype 2017-12-04T00:35:00.710

27 Dates and times: "on", "in", "at"? 2013-01-23T21:04:57.293

27 Difference between "in time" and "on time" 2013-08-31T17:22:20.147

25 Difference between 'One to One' and 'One on One' 2013-08-05T04:33:31.520

25 Do we say - "in the meeting" or "at the meeting" 2015-03-17T11:19:15.370

25 'Back in 2000' vs 'In 2000' 2017-04-18T19:35:52.847

22 If “I woke up at 10” is okay, what about “I slept at 10”? 2015-03-20T06:41:51.553

21 Is ending a sentence with a preposition acceptable? 2013-01-28T00:49:51.620

21 Allow (to) + infinitive, substantive, verb+ -ing 2013-10-10T14:57:29.877

21 Using "at a jail" vs. "in a jail" 2016-04-04T01:06:30.823

21 "You must wear a suit TO an interview" vs "You must wear a suit FOR an interview" 2016-06-29T18:57:35.143

20 What preposition is correct 'sleep on the bed' or 'sleep in the bed' 2016-01-27T14:32:59.300

20 'I wish to speak WITH a British accent' or 'I wish to speak IN a British accent' - is there a difference? 2016-04-07T09:20:12.830

20 Is it "words in a song," "words to a song," or "words of a song"? 2018-01-21T23:32:34.170

19 'learning the ropes' should be followed by which prepositions? 2015-02-11T17:03:20.823

18 In the morning VS on the morning 2014-03-10T10:46:12.000

18 Russia 'Fired Rockets INTO Ukraine' - BBC 2014-07-25T07:03:05.017

18 Flee from vs flee 2017-02-22T07:19:22.703

17 Why is it necessary to add the "of" in "approved of "? 2015-05-14T12:09:52.330

17 Why is "of" dropped in 'as X (of) a something'? 2016-05-02T11:05:38.637

17 Is the word "like" a preposition or verb in "You made me like this." 2016-12-08T10:23:23.497

17 "Work in a power plant", "work on a power plant" or "work at a power plant"? 2020-02-01T10:33:15.207

16 What is the difference between "don't" & "won't" in the given sentences? 2013-03-20T07:26:16.487

16 at vs in (the hospital) - What is different? 2016-02-01T09:47:45.610

16 Is it grammatical to say "according to the law" instead of "according the law"? 2017-11-16T04:02:57.470

15 "Suggest me" or "Suggest to me" 2013-03-09T14:07:28.430

15 I look forward to hearing from you or looking forward to hear from you? 2015-10-18T03:34:48.003

15 "Last night at 9 PM, I ate dinner" -- Does this sentence mean that it began at 9 or finished at 9? 2015-12-03T22:46:21.680

15 Do "once a year" and "once in a year" mean the same thing? 2016-09-12T17:24:41.760

15 Double 'in' in one sentence 2016-12-08T18:21:26.173

15 What does "to" mean in "A Complete Guide to..."? 2017-08-22T11:45:25.753

14 What is the difference between "look at" and "look to"? 2013-03-09T01:13:23.210

14 "Think of" versus "think about" 2013-08-24T11:18:13.480

14 Difference between "across" and "through" 2014-01-12T16:43:07.883

14 Is it disappointed with, in, or by? 2014-05-08T16:33:51.920

14 'In' the past few years Vs 'Over' the past few years 2014-06-13T20:43:04.233

14 I left them (at) home 2014-11-24T14:01:12.033

14 Put your hands "in" or "into" your pockets? 2016-03-11T08:09:51.587

14 In programming contexts, "a call for a function" or "a call of"? 2017-04-11T15:20:56.980

14 The meaning of "right" in "right by my desk" 2018-05-23T05:58:13.973

14 Is "spaced by 1 meter" correct English? 2018-08-16T06:42:32.363

13 "convince ... to ..." vs. "convince ... of ..." 2013-05-12T11:26:59.820

13 Which one(s) of “up”, “above”, “over”, “on” and “upon” is (or are) correct for this sentence? 2014-08-27T01:04:34.990

13 "than I" vs. "than me" 2014-12-22T11:06:32.723

13 Why do we find "Succumbed to death" instead of 'succumbed to injuries/diseases'? 2015-09-18T06:29:42.793

13 Difference between "having time to myself" and "having time for myself" 2017-01-18T11:17:23.563

13 Hit By or With a plastic Bottle 2018-05-31T09:33:56.250

12 Why "about" in "she kept walking about the room"? 2013-01-24T12:05:46.290

12 "It's an interesting topic for me" versus "It's interesting to me": Does it really matter? 2013-06-09T15:08:48.673

12 Which of 'Question on', 'question about', 'question regarding', 'question related to' is best? 2013-08-08T03:09:23.743

12 'study in' or 'study at' (some university)? 2013-11-27T08:37:51.477

12 Should I use "at the end of" or "in the end of" in this sentence? 2014-01-31T13:30:57.960

12 Why is the correct phrase "to come on the trip" and not "to come to the trip"? 2014-08-15T15:29:52.107

12 Is there any difference between 'let me go' and 'let go of me'? 2014-09-13T11:02:21.400

12 A single "of" for a noun and two gerunds? 2014-12-28T23:16:16.410

12 'On the computer' vs 'At the computer' 2015-03-05T19:34:58.360

12 Preposition before noun phrases - omission of "in" 2015-03-15T14:35:00.877

12 "responsible of" vs "responsible for" 2016-03-28T04:23:34.633

12 Is a preposition required here? "There’s no doubting the passion of Indian premier Narendra Modi" 2016-05-17T09:53:19.167

12 "made of" or "made with" 2016-05-18T09:57:14.870

12 Be somewhere "on time", "at that time" or "in time"? 2017-05-02T18:34:52.343

12 Difference between "infected with" and "infected by" 2020-04-29T01:17:28.990

11 Problem (with) doing something 2013-01-28T20:11:32.573

11 When should I use "when" and "while"? 2013-04-11T10:43:16.363

11 'Referred to as' or 'Referred as'? 2014-02-03T12:26:11.333

11 Is it correct to use "in regards to"? 2014-03-07T19:45:18.640

11 interested in/to: what's the difference? 2014-09-08T09:07:36.677

11 Is it grammatically correct to say "ON the picture?" 2014-10-28T11:44:21.470

11 'Elizabeth I made of England a true and mighty nation.' why does this sentence have 'of'? 2015-02-28T05:24:24.830

11 'At the battle' or 'in the battle'? Why? 2015-09-09T04:23:55.330

11 "I work {on/with/in} a team"? 2015-10-10T16:32:05.857

11 Is "mastery on" incorrect? 2015-11-03T05:03:30.343

11 Which is correct: "on foot" or "by foot"? 2015-12-08T08:16:41.543

11 Do we say "accuse somebody for" or "of"? 2015-12-09T08:02:10.773

11 Difference between "trust", "trust in", and "trust on" 2016-03-28T13:46:57.027

11 The usage of the word over 2016-04-10T16:33:09.057

11 How to parse "less than 60% based a turnout less than 75% " 2016-07-04T08:14:02.187

11 Do I need to use "of" 2016-07-13T14:14:09.143

11 What's the difference between in/to? 2017-05-30T06:36:43.907

11 By the year 1582 vs in 1582 2017-06-22T16:39:21.783

11 "I want to tell my friend" vs. "I want to tell TO my friend" 2017-11-19T19:07:23.423

10 "between X and Y" vs. "between X to Y" 2013-02-19T13:02:02.933

10 "regardless whether" vs. "regardless of whether" 2013-03-19T21:44:36.343

10 When to use "of", "in" and "at"? 2013-03-26T04:34:30.617

10 What is the meaning of "in" and "on" when they are used together? 2013-04-02T17:22:16.483

10 Expressing a purpose with for + gerund? 2013-10-06T08:35:26.250

10 "To your left" versus "on your left" 2013-12-28T15:07:32.350

10 Redundant prepositions? 2014-02-25T10:52:35.777

10 "Reason to visit" or "Reason for visit" 2014-07-29T08:43:33.737

10 Is it "Adapted to" or "Adapted for" ? Knowing that its phrasal verb is "adapt to"? 2014-09-30T19:08:12.357

10 Difference between "assist in" and "assist with" 2015-02-03T09:39:46.650