Same preposition but use in different meaning (Part 1)

Today we will show you Same preposition but use in different meaning in the sentence. Every Preposition has their own meaning. According to those meaning they use in the sentence. But sometimes they do not use according their meaning. After target word a target preposition use, that called appropriate preposition. Mainly preposition is a connective word. Its main work, to make relation between two words.

Same preposition but use in different meaning (Part 1)

“About” Same preposition but use in different meaning

This is a book about Rivers.
We walked about town.
I know nothing about the Hindi movie “Three Idiots”.
What about Akram?
He concealed the revolver about his person.
Give me a pen and be quick about it.

“After” Same preposition but use in different meaning

I walk home after work.
He goes to bed after 11 PM.
My name comes after yours in the list.
Close the doctor after him.
After all his hard work he could not pass.
Police are after him.
He was named after his grandfather.
She is after my job.

“Against” Same preposition but use in different meaning

I spoke against his proposal.
They got married against my wishes.
We played against a strong team.
Your lack of experience will count against you.
The rain drummed against the window.
She sat leaning against the wall.
Check the contents of the box against the list.
Is your house insured against fire?

“At” Same preposition but use in different meaning

We will wait at the bus stop for you.
I met her at a party.
Is your son still at school?
He is at lunch now.
The film will start at 9 o’clock.
He often works at night.
He threw his shoes at the thief.
She is good at English.
The country is at peace now.
You can buy it at 50 taka.
You should have more sense at your age.
Only two people can see me at a time.

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