Prepositional Phrases Containing With, Page 2 (M-Z)

This section of is all about learning about prepositions and prepositional phrases. A preposition connects words, clauses, and sentences together and shows the relation between them

A preposition connects words, clauses, and sentences together and shows the relation between them. "My hand is on the table" shows relation between hand and table.

Prepositions are so called because they are generally placed before the words whose connection or relation with other words they point out.

You can better understand the function of prepositions by seeing examples of prepositional phrases in which the preposition connects two other words. Kleiser's book provides numerous examples of propositional phrases for six of the most commonly used prepositions.

This set consists of prepositional phrases containing the preposition "with."


meet with rebuke

mingled with curiosity

move with alacrity


oppressed with hardship

overcome with shyness

overflowing with love

overhung with gloom


performed with regularity

pervaded with grandeur

proceed with alertness

punish with severity


quicken with pride

quiver with anxiety


radiant with victory

regard with loathing

relate with zest

repel with indignation


saddle with responsibility

scream with terror

scrutinize with care

seething with sedition

sick with dread

sob with anguish

squirm with delight

suffuse with spirituality


tainted with fraud

teeming with life

tense with expectancy

thrill with excitement

throb with vitality

tinged with romance

touched with feeling

treat with contempt

tremble with fear


unmixed with emotion

utter with sarcasm


vibrant with feeling

view with awe


wield with power

work with zeal

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Editor's note: This section of is excerpted and adapted from Project Gutenberg's Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases, by Grenville Kleiser.

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