More Preposition Samples






ahead of framför (i t ex en kö), före (också i betydelsen att vara bättre och då som adverb) He's way ahead of me; They are up ahead;
NB She's ahead of her class.
along with    in company with, in conjunction with

as for / as to

beträffande, vad gäller

 with respect to / See 'because'

aside from

bortsett från, frånsett

 excluding, apart from, except for

away from

 NB. away from= absent (=adjective) 
 She swam gracefully away from the pier.

because of

 Because of these allegations… / Because of this weather…

by means of

med, med hjälp av,
genom någons försorg

 the instrumentality of

by way of

 

Han nickade på huvudet till svar.

 by way of joke,  be by way of knowing everybody
(profess or be supposed to) 
 He nodded his head by way of (an) answer.

contrary to

tvärtemot, motsatt

contrary to order 

down from

 She dropped down from the roof of the bus to the ground.

down to

 After paying for the snacks he was down to his last nickel.

due to

p g a, på grund av  (genom)

 due to circumstances

exclusive of

förutom, utom (exklusive)

for fear of

av rädsla för

 for fear of losing my life

for the sake of

 for the sake of liberty= för frihetens skull

in accordance with

enligt, i enlighet med,
i överenstämmelse  med

in addition to

förutom, "uppepå detta"

 in additon to VAT there's a particular local sales tax re. liquor

in back of

bak, i bakdelen av, i bakre delen av, bakom

in behalf of

in case of 

ifall, om, i händelse av,
i den händelse

in favor of

för, rösta för, positiv till,
till fördel för

 I'm in favor of production based taxes 

in front of

framför, mitt för, mitt utanför

in regard to

in spite of

trots

 We're glad we went, in spite of what we saw.

in view of

med tanke på

 In view of all Internet sites lacking  their own capital and assets, I can't find any single reason  spilling more milk...
 In view of  the European development re. beef  and the farming industry, we should really put our money elsewhere.

on account of

 because of, by reason of, for the sake of, 
 a statement of transactions

out of

ut  ur, ur, fram (ta fram etc), utan

 He pulled a gun out of his vest pocket. He's out of work.

out with

 He had a falling out with her father over money matters.

owing to

på grund av,  p g a,  p.g.a.

pertaining to

hänförande till

regardless of

oavsett

 regardless of race, color and creed…

with reference to

med hänvisning till, hänvisande till

with regard  to

beträffande

with respect to

med hänsyn till

with the exception of

med undantaget, undantaget







 














© Swengelsk, KB ®

Webmaster