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Chapter 8 Business EnglishPrepositionsaboutaboveaccording toaside fromatatopacrossacross frombeforeadjacent toafteragainstahead ofalongalong withalongsideamidamongapart fromaroundas of/as perbehindbelowbeneathbesidebesidesbetweenbeyondbutbyclose todespiteDowndue toduringexceptfar fromforfromin/intoincludingonontoon account ofoppositeout/outsideoverthroughthroughouttoin addition to towardin spite ofinsideinside ofunlikeLikenearnext toofoffuntilupuponwithwithinwithoutIdiomatic Phrases using prepositions- check bookOmit unnecessary prepositions that cluttersentences. Check if you can remove anextra preposition without changing themeaning of the sentence.Where did the receptionist go? (NOT go to)Leave the package outside the front door.(NOT outside of)Both candidates are qualified. (Better than bothof the candidates)I am not sure when the sales meeting isscheduled. (Better than is scheduled for)Where do you live? (Better than live at)She could not help laughing. (NOT help from)My office is near the train station. (NOT near to)My supervisor’s office is opposite mine. (Betterthan opposite to or opposite of)He met with the new manager at lunch. (Better

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