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Expressions with Prepositions

Learn hundreds of idiomatic French expressions featuring one or more prepositions.

À - French Expressions
The French preposition à means "to," "at," or "in" and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say definitely, nearby, at the same time, and more with this list of expressions with à.

Contre - French expressions
The French preposition contre usually means "against," and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say pros and cons, on the other hand, facedown, and more with this list of expressions with contre.

Dans - French Expressions
The French preposition dans means "in" and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say at first, towards the end, to faint, and more with this list of expressions with dans.

De - French Expressions
The French preposition de means "from" or "about" and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say first of all, on behalf of, as a result, and more with this list of expressions with de.

En - French Expressions
The French word en is both a preposition, meaning "on" or "in," and an adverbial pronoun. Both words are found in a variety of French expressions - learn how to say backward, live broadcast, in any case, and more with this list of expressions with en.

Entre - French Expressions
The French preposition entre usually means "between" or "among" and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say briefly, tipsy, at dusk, and more with this list of expressions with entre.

Par - French Expressions
The French preposition par means "through" or "by" and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say out of friendship, intermittently, these days, and more with this list of expressions with par.

Pour - French Expressions
The French preposition pour usually means for, and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say my mistake, a waste of time, so to speak, and more with this list of expressions with pour.

Sans - French Expressions
The French preposition sans means "without" and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say homeless, otherwise, barefoot, and more with this list of expressions with sans.

Sur - French Expressions
The French preposition sur means "on" and is also used in many expressions. Learn how to say immediately, red-handed, by order, and more with this list of expressions with sur.

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