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.
- Articles (a/an, the, zero article)
- Pronouns: subject, object and possessive
- Question tags
- English conditionals
- Interrogatives in English
- Phrasal verbs
- Prefixes and suffixes
- Reported and direct speech
- Numbers: cardinal, ordinal, and Roman numbers
- The verb: “get”
- ‘Get’ vs. ‘go’ and ‘got’ vs. ‘gotten’
- Copular verbs
- Cleft sentences
- Subjunctive in English
- Vulgar and taboo in English
- Split infinitive
- Emphasis with inversion
- Gerunds in English
- To + infinitive
- Bare infinitive
- British and American spelling