Common French English preposition equivalent à après avant avec chez at, in after before with at/to ...'s house/place; on/from the premises of, from/at ...'s (with a company name) Contre dans de against in(side) of, from depuis since, from derrière behind devant in front of, outside (the front of) en in Comments à+le>au; à+les>aux For example: chez moi = at my place; je passe chez toi = I'll come round to your place; je l'ai acheté chez Darty = I bought it at Darty('s) de+le>du, de+les>des Also translates English for when used to indicate a continuing action, e.g. I've been working for two days = je travaille depuis deux jours Used mainly with feminine countries and certain figurative expressions entre between, among envers towards The preposition envers means "towards" as in "I was kind towards him"; when talking about physical motion towards something, or progress towards a solution, vers is used. environ about, approximately Used postpositionally about a third of the time, e.g. about 30 people can be either environ 30 personnes or 30 personnes environ. par by, through pendant during pour sans sauf for without except selon according to, depending on sous under(neath) sur on vers towards Also used to mean "for" with a past duration of time. Also used with dates to mean "in around...", "circa...". See also the preposition envers (above).