Complex Prepositions – Other Complex Prepositions

馃ПOther Complex Prepositions that are important to know:

According to

Example:

According to John, Michael is very rich.

According to Elena, he has lots of debt. You can trust Elena.

Along with

Example:

We needed a bigger group to enter the club, so we decided to bring Kate along with us.

Apart from

Example:

Apart from the salty soup, the meal was really good.

As well as

Example:

If you telephone as well as write, he’ll get your message for sure.

Because of

Example:

Sam was dismissed from his job because of his bad behavior.

Due to

Example:

Temperatures are rising due to global warming.

Except for

Example:

Everybody was at the party except for Dean, who was not invited.

In addition to

Example:

In addition to Russia, two countries are bigger than the United States -China and Canada.

In case of

Example:

In case of fire, leave the building immediately.

In spite of

Example:

In spite of their differences, Joe and Michael are good friends.

Instead of

Example:

Peter doesn’t drink alcohol, so he ordered a juice instead of a beer.

Thanks to

Example:

Thanks to Angela, we managed to find the right street.

With regard to (formal)

Example:

I’d like to speak to you with regard to the work you did for me.