Class 9 English Grammar Preposition

Class 9 English Grammar Preposition, NCERT/SCERT Class 9 English Grammar Notes to each Syllabus wise provided in the list of SEBA Class 9 English Grammar Preposition can be of great value to excel in the examination.

Class 9 English Grammar Preposition

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Class 9 English Grammar Preposition Notes cover all the exercise questions in Assam Board SEBA Textbooks. The SEBA Class 9 English Grammar provided here ensures a smooth and easy understanding of all the concepts. Understand the concepts behind every chapter and score well in the board exams.



A preposition is a word that is used with a noun or a pronoun to show how the person or thing denoted by the noun or pronoun stands in relation to something else.


1. Simple Prepositions: at, by, for, from, in, of, off, out, through, till. to, up, with, into, etc.

2. Compound Prepositions: (They are formed by prefixing : preposition to a noun, an adjective or an adverb) about, above, across, along, amidst, among, amongst, around, before behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, inside, outside underneath, within, without, etc.

3. Phrasal Prepositions :



“Fill up the blanks with suitable prepositions : 

(i) The tiger sprang _____ the buffaloes.

(ii) Your conduct calls ____ an explanation. 

(iii) The cat used to sleep ____  the corner of the kitchen.

(iv) The cows were grazing ____ the field.

(v) I shall do it _____ pleasure.

(vi) Tigers live _____ flesh.

(vii) Smoking is bad ______ lungs.

(viii) Mohan was born ______ 10th January, 1996.


(i) upon

(ii) for

(iii) at


(v) with 

(vi) on

(vii) for

(viii) on

Some Previous Years’ Questions

(ix) You should apply ____ that post (to/for/an)

(x) She writes ______ her left hand. (with/by/to)

(xi) She sent the letter ______ hand. (with/by/in) 

(xii)You should write your answer ____ ink. (with/by/in) 

(xiii)Ravi is _____ John and Abdul. (between/among/across).

(xiv) He goes for a walk _____ the morning. (at/in/on) 

(xv) He died _____  the accident. (at/by/in).

(xvi) He goes to school _____ bus.( by/at/of  

(xvii) I cannot agree ____  your suggestion (with/in/to) 

(xviii) Tobacco is injurious ___ health. (for/to/on)

(xix) His father died ______ malaria. (in/from/of) 

(xx) Write your answers ______  ink. (by/with/in) 

(xxi) she gets up ____ dawn. ( in/at/by) 

(xxii) The poor man died ____ cancer. (of/from/in) 

(xxiii) I wrote the note _____  ink. (with/in/by) 

(xxiv) I shall look ____ the complaint. (for/about/into) 

(xxv) I cannot part _____ this book. (with/from/of)

(xxvi) My neighbour was envious ____

me. (of/at/for)

(xxvii) The principal will preside _____  the meeting. (at/in/over) 

(xxviii) Do not boast _____ your wealth. (of/in/for) 

(xxix) He often suffers _____ illness. (in/from/with) 

(xxx) Shoes are made ___ leather. (of/for/by) 

(xxxi) The students were sitting _____ their desks. (by/in/at).

(xxxii) I was quite surprised ____ his behaviour. (by/at/for). 

(xxxiii) I have no sympathy _____ such a man. (to/for/with). 

(xxxiv) The blind man lives ____ begging. (by/with/on) 

(xxxv) He sent the letter _____ hand. (by/with/in) 

(xxxvi) Do you agree ____ my proposal ? (to/at/with) 

(xxxvii) I have no aptitude ___ (music. (in/of/for) 

(xxxviii) Most wild animals live ____flesh. (by/with/on)

(xxxix) I had every opportunity _____ stealing his money. (to/of/for)


(ix) for

(x) with


(xii) in

(xiii) between

(xiv) in

(xv) in

(xvi) by

(xviii) to

(xix) of

(xx) in

(xxi) at

(xxii) of

(xxiii) in

(xxiv) into

(xxv) with

(xxvi) of

(xxvii) over

(xxviii) of

(xxix) from

(xxx) of 

(xxxi) at

(xxxii) at

(xxxiii) for

(xxxiv) by

(xxxcv) by

(xxxvi) to

(xxxvii) for

(xxxviii) on

(xxxix) of

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