Possessive de

French possessive deIn English, we use 's (apostrophe s) to indicate that one noun possesses another. The French equivalent is the preposition de, with the order of the nouns reversed.



Pour - French prepositionThe preposition pour usually means "for" and may be followed by a noun, pronoun, or infinitive.


Prepositional Phrases

French prepositional phrasesA prepositional phrase, also called a compound preposition and a complex preposition, is a group of words including at least one preposition which, together, play the role of a preposition.



French prepositionsPrepositions are short but essential words which are placed after a verb, noun, or adjective in order to indicate a relationship between that word and the noun or pronoun that follows.




Prepositions with Islands and Cities

French prepositions with islands and citiesFrench prepositions with islands and cities are easier than with other geographical names because gender plays no role. You just need to think about number (singular vs plural) and whether you're coming or going.


Prepositions with Nouns

French prepositions with nounsGenerally speaking, articles are much more common in French than in English, but there are exceptions, such as when certain prepositions are followed by nouns.






Sans - French prepositionThe preposition sans is used similarly to its English equivalent "without," but not without a few differences.



French preposition surThe preposition sur is often equivalent to "on" but has many other possible translations.