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Double prepositions

Double prepositions are composed of two prepositions (joined together) to form one preposition. Usually, a prefix is joined with a word/preposition to form the double preposition. The list includes: without, amid, outside, inside, within, throughout, into, onto etc.

Examples of double prepositions in context

  • The truth lies within. 
  • Where are you, Bob? I am Inside. 
  • Amid the chaos, we found a solution.
  • James left school without a diploma.
  • Upon arriving we decided to check for a spot to sit down.
  • Without my friends, I would be nowhere.
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