Phrases with Prepositions  

Spanish Prepositions Use of Prepositions

a ciegas - blindly
a consecuencia de esto - in consequence of this
a deshora - inopportunely
a duras penas - with great efforts
a escondidas - covertly
a fe de caballero - upon the word of a gentleman
a hurtadillas - stealthily
a la española - in the Spanish fashion
a la mesa - at table
al antojo de uno - after one's fancy
a la tarde - in the afternoon
a la verdad - in truth
al descuido y con cuidado - studiously careless
a lo largo del río - along the river
a lo que parece - to all appearances
hecho a máquina - made by machinery
a pie - on foot
a poco de escribir - shortly after having commenced writing
a propósito - opportunely, à propos
a regañadientes - reluctantly
a saberlo yo - had I known it
a sangre fría - in cold blood
a sus anchas, anchuras - at one's ease
a tiro de cañón - within cannon shot
es más hábil que yo, con mucho - he is cleverer than I by far
con ser amigo y todo - although he be a friend
contra el norte - facing the north
de año en año - from year to year
de balde - for nothing, gratis
de bóbilis - without effort
de broma - in jest
de buenas a buenas - willingly
de buenas a primeras - straight away
de contado - of course
de día, etc. - by day, etc.
de jaleo - on the spree
de luto - in mourning
de mejor en mejor - from better to better
¡Ay de mí! - woe to me!
¡Infeliz de mí! - woe to me!
de miedo - through fear
de peor en peor - from bad to worse
de perillas (venir) - quite opportunely, à propos
el picaruelo de Perico - that young rascal Perico
de pies a cabeza - from head to toe
de puntillas - on tiptoe
de repente - suddenly
del todo - at all
de veras - in truth
dos a dos - two by two
está en casa - he is home
en estas condiciones - under these conditions
en señal de aprecio - as a mark of esteem
entrecano - gray-haired
entre dos aguas - doubtful, perplexed
hasta la vista - good-bye for the present
hasta los animales tienen gratitud - even animals feel gratitude
sobre las diez - at about ten o'clock
tiene sobre los treinta - he is about thirty years old
sobre más 6 menos - a little more or less

Footnote 1: Entre is generally followed by the nominative case unless it means "to" as--Dijo entre sí. He said to himself.
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