Spanish Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Spanish Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Spanish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Spanish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Spanish Prepositions

Learning the Spanish Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. Spanish prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsSpanish Prepositions
PrepositionsPreposiciones
inside the housedentro de la casa
outside the carfuera del coche
with meconmigo
without himsin él
under the tablebajo la mesa
after tomorrowpasado mañana
before sunsetantes del atardecer
but I'm busypero yo estoy ocupado

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Spanish.

List of Prepositions in Spanish

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Spanish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Spanish vocabulary.

English PrepositionsSpanish Prepositions
aboutsobre
abovepor encima
acrossa través de
afterdespués de
againstcontra
amongentre
aroundalrededor de
ascomo
aten
beforeantes
behinddetrás de
belowpor debajo de
beneathbajo
besideal lado de
betweenentre
beyondmás allá de
butpero
bypor
despitea pesar de
downabajo
duringdurante
exceptsalvo
forpara
fromde
inen
insidedentro
intoen
nearcerca de
nextpróximo
ofde
onen
oppositeopuesto
outfuera
outsidefuera
overencima
perpor
plusmás
roundalrededor
sincedesde
thanque
througha través de
tillhasta
toa
towardhacia
underbajo
unlikea diferencia de
untilhasta
uparriba
viavía
withcon
withindentro de
withoutsin
two wordsdos palabras
according tode acuerdo con
because ofa causa de
close tocerca de
due todebido a
except forsalvo
far fromlejos de
inside ofdentro de
instead ofen lugar de
near tocerca de
next toal lado de
outside offuera de
prior toantes de
three wordstres palabras
as far asen lo que
as well asasí como
in addition toademás de
in front ofdelante de
in spite ofa pesar de
on behalf ofen nombre de
on top ofencima de
demonstrativespreposiciones demostrativas
thisesto/ esta
thatque
theseestos
thoseaquellos

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