Prepositions Beginning With ‘A’ List
The list below contains 26 one-word (16) and complex (10) prepositions which begins with ‘a’
aboard (also adverb)
- Is there any doctor aboard the boat?
- I like to travel aboard the plane.
about (also adverb and adjective)
- He was about to slap you.
- Let’s talk about our future plans.
- What is your opinion about this matter?
above (also adverb and adjective)
- The birds are flying over our heads.
- We live in the city, 1200 meters above the sea-level.
- It’s only 4° above freezing point. (+4°)
- Who came above you in the annual examination?
across (also adverb)
- He looked across at me.
- We ran across the street.
- There is not a single bridge across the river.
- He lives in the flat across the street just opposite my house.
after (also conjunction, adverb and adjective)
- He always takes breakfast after the prayer.
- Will you meet the day after tomorrow?
- Are you for or against this decision?
- He stood against the wall.
along (also adverb)
- We walked along the muddy path.
- There are no trees along the road.
- Soon we were driving along a narrow road.
- Cars were parked along the grass borders.
alongside (also adverb)
- He was sitting alongside her.
- The car came alongside our car.
- Sorry, I couldn’t recognize you amid the crowd.
- We lost our way amidst the forest.
- Our dream home, set amid magnificent rolling countryside.
- There were spies of the police amongst the common people.
- She is the only girl amongst the toppers.
- Wild strawberries hid amongst the roots of the trees.
- The king called his three princes to divide his kingdom among them.
anti (also adjective, noun and prefix)
- He is always anti everything.
- You seem to be anti my decision.
- I am anti the abuse of drink and the hassle that it causes.
around (also adverb)
- We walked around the village for one hour.
- John seized him by the shoulders and turned him around.
- There was no one around us.
- The palazzo is built around the courtyard.
- My grandfather was born around 1930.
as (also conjunction, adverb, noun and prefix)
- No other mountain is as high as Mount Everest.
- I will serve you as your most faithful slave.
- Are you working as a cook?
- You are as fat as me.
astride (also adverb)
- He was standing astride the cars.
- The port stands astride an international tour.
at (also noun)
- We first met at a fair.
- The meeting will start at 11 pm.
- He got the job at 23 (years of age).
- She is at the office.
- Prices start at $1000.
atop (poetic) (also adverb)
- The weathervane is perched atop the barn.
- There is a temple atop the hill.
according to (also adverb)
- According to me, this is the best tourist spot in the city.
- According to the report card, you have failed the exam.
- Sourav is ahead of Surya in sports.
- We had a long day ahead of us. But we spoiled it for laziness.
- Please give me some noodles along with the chicken.
- Apart from dancing, he also knows singing.
- As for Josef, he will come later.
- I have another red gown aside from this one.
- As per my opinion, you should not go there further.
- You were not right as to your behaviour.
- I was given no instructions as to how to begin.
as well as
- She is an expert in cooking as well as painting.
away from (also adverb)
- The thief ran away from the jail.