Common Noun & Preposition Collocations in English

Useful list of common noun & preposition collocations in English.

Nouns + Prepositions: OF

  • A cause of
  • A photograph of
  • Address of
  • Advantage of
  • Awareness of
  • Disadvantage of
  • Exhibition of
  • Experience of
  • Fear of
  • Grasp of
  • Habit of
  • Knowledge of
  • Love of
  • Member of
  • Memory of
  • Method of
  • Possibility of
  • Problem of
  • Process of
  • Risk of
  • Understanding of
  • Cause of 
  • Example of
  • Way of
  • Relevance of

Nouns + Prepositions: FOR

  • A check for (amount of money)
  • Reason for
  • Admiration for
  • Advertisement for
  • Approval for
  • Arguments for
  • Bid for
  • Case for
  • Credit for
  • Cure for
  • Demand for
  • Desire for
  • Fondness for
  • Hatred for
  • Love for
  • Need for
  • Preference for
  • Recipe for
  • Reputation for
  • Respect for
  • Responsibility for
  • Room for
  • Search for
  • Talent for
  • Thirst for

Noun & Preposition Collocations in English

Nouns + Prepositions: WITH

  • Arguments with
  • Concern with
  • Connection with
  • Contact with
  • Date with
  • Dealings with
  • Difficulty with
  • Involvement with
  • Link with
  • Meeting with
  • Quarrel with
  • Relationship with
  • Sympathy with

Nouns + Prepositions: IN

  • A decrease in
  • A fall in
  • A rise in
  • An increase in
  • Belief in
  • Change in
  • Course in
  • Delay in
  • Difference in
  • Difficulty in
  • Experience in
  • Growth in
  • Interest in
  • Lesson in
  • Participation in
  • Place in
  • Success in

Nouns + Prepositions: TO

  • Access to
  • Addiction to
  • Allusion to
  • An attitude to
  • An invitation to
  • Approach to
  • Change to
  • Concern to
  • Contribution to
  • Damage to
  • Dedication to
  • Desire to
  • Devotion to
  • Invitation to
  • Newcomer to
  • Reaction to
  • Reason to
  • Reference to
  • Relevance to
  • Resistance to
  • Response to
  • Solution to
  • Threat to
  • Transition to
  • Visit to

Nouns + Prepositions: ON

  • Debate on
  • Information on
  • Hold on
  • Agreement on
  • Ban on
  • Congratulations on
  • Decision on
  • Report on

Nouns + Prepositions: ABOUT

  • Agreement about
  • Anxiety about
  • Concern about
  • Confusion about
  • Debate about
  • Decision about
  • Information about
  • Story about

Nouns + Prepositions: FROM

  • Excerpt from
  • Transition from

Nouns + Prepositions: OVER

  • Authority over
  • Control over

Nouns + Prepositions: BETWEEN

  • A link between
  • A connection between
  • A contact between two
  • A difference between two
  • A relationship between
  • Bond between

3 responses on "Common Noun & Preposition Collocations in English"

  1. Thank you, dear tutor, for providing this collection: prepositions with nouns. Please, if possible, show the use of each of them in simple and everyday sentences. Thanks again and best regards.

  2. Thank you, dear tutor, for providing this collection: prepositions with nouns. Please, if possible, show the use of each of them in simple and everyday sentences. Or give me guidance on how to I look for and find examples of this topic.
    Thanks again and best regards.

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