Important Prepositions 3 / As a result of , at the beginning of
Some prepositions have the form prep + noun + prep. We can use prepositional phrases to talk about where the things are.
Imagine we are in the factory :
The boss stands at the back of the machines, as you can see.
The workers are working in front of the new machine.
(Since these prepositions are used as a pattern, they do not change according to time and place. The meanings of prepositions or nouns are not considered in isolation)
as a result of
As a result of extra work in the factory, the workers demanded extra money.
at the beginning of
At the beginning of the ceremony, the school head master made a speech.
At the bottom of
At the bottom of the ship , we have seen a huge hole.
at the back of
At the back of the class, there are 4 pupils sitting.
in the middle of
In the middle of the game, the fans got in to the pitch.
at the front of
in front of
Clare sits in front of me in the class.
on top of
at the top of
at the end of
At the end of the game, our team won a victory.
on the point of
by means of
in case of
In case of danger, leave the house !
in charge of
in touch with
I will keep in touch with you by mailing.
on behalf of
in favour of
in spite of
in sight of
in love with
Mary is in love with her colleague in the school.
in contact with
with regard to
With regard to your energy, you deserved to be in the counselling team.
With regard to your request to visit our school, we would like to suggest Friday 10th April.
in addition to
In addition to the new list, I have another friend who deserves to be in it.