A compound preposition is a preposition that consists of more than one word. It does the same as a one-word preposition. They explain a relationship or show location.
See the list of compound prepositions below.
|according to||ahead of||along with||alongside of||apart from|
|around about||as against||as between||as compared with||as compared to|
|as for||at that point in time||at this point in time||at the point of||at the time of|
|because of||by force of||by means of||by reason of||by virtue of|
|by way of||due to||during the course of||except for||for fear of|
|for lack of||for the purpose of||for the reason that||for the sake of||from above|
|from among||from behind||from beneath||from between||from the point of view of|
|in accordance with||in a manner similar to||in care of||in case of||in close connection with|
|in common with||in comparison to||in compliance with||in connection with||in consequence of|
|in consideration of||in contrast to||in default of||in deference to||in exchange for|
|in excess of||in favor of||in front of||in lieu of||in opposition to|
|in order to||in place of||in preference to||in receipt of||in regard to|
|in relation to||in search of||in spite of||in terms of||in the course of|
|in the event of||in the face of||in the immediate vicinity of||in the nature of||independently of|
|inside of||instead of||on account of||on behalf of||on the basis of|
|on the part of||on the point of||on top of||out of||outside of|
|owing to||previous to||prior to||pursuant to||regardless of|
|relating to||relative to||round about||short of||similar to|
|subsequent to||under cover of||what with||with a view to||with regard to|
|with reference to||with respect to||with the intention of|
Avoid using compound prepositionsReplace a compound preposition with a short word.
in favor of = for
in a manner similar to = like
at this point in time = now
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