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Time, place, and to introduce objects

There is an extensive list of prepositions that are used to indicate time, place, and to introduce objects. The list includes:

  • On
  • At
  • In
  • Near
  • Over
  • Among
  • Of
  • For

For example:

  • I'll meet you at four o'clock.
  • You can find your hat on the shelf.
  • The bird flew over the tree.
  • I'm looking for my sweater.

For more information regarding this type of preposition, including examples, please refer to The OWL at Purdue: Prepositions of Time, of Place, and to Introduce Objects.