Pengertian, Jenis, dan Penggunaan Preposisi dalam Bahasa Inggris

Preposisi bahasa Inggris merupakan kata yang berfungsi untuk menghubungkan noun atau pronoun dengan kata yang lain. Biasanya, preposisi terletak di depan noun atau pronoun sehingga mempunyai sifat mendauhului.

Beberapa contoh preposisi yang biasa digunakan antara lain adalah: above, about, across, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, by, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, since, to, toward, through, under, until, up, upon, with and within.

Anda juga bisa mendapatkan contoh preposisi dengan membaca artikel 141 Preposisi Populer Dalam Bahasa Inggris.

Jenis-Jenis Preposisi

  1. Preposition for Time
  2. Preposition for Place
  3. Preposition for Direction
  4. Preposition for Agent
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Preposition for Time (in,at,on) – Keterangan Waktu

  1. My father was born in 1967.
  2. I will go at the dinner.
  3. You should come here on Sunday.
  4. The meeting will be held in the morning.
  5. The independence day will be celebrated on 17th August.
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Preposition for place (in,at,on) – Keterangan Tempat

  1. Do you live in New York?
  2. Can you put my book on the table?
  3. Place this pen on the cupboard.
  4. I was waiting for you at the bus stop.
  5. My parents stay at the entrance of school.

Preposition for Direction (to, toward, through, into) – Menunjukkan Arah

  1. My brother goes to the Library.
  2. Did she jump into the river?
  3. She runs toward me.
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Preposition for Agent (by) – Menunjukkan Perantara

  1. I go to school by motorcycle.
  2. By bike, I arrived at your house.