Prepositions of manner 
Prepositions of manner are about the way something happens or how something is done. They often use the word by. Some examples of preposition of manner are by, in, like, on and with
 

Examples:

  • We went there by taxi.
  • The supplies were dropped by parachute.
  • He fell in his dash for the finishing line.
  • Our mother laughs like a hyena.
  • The tourists arrived on the island on a hovercraft.
  • She reacted with anger to what he said.

 

 

Prepositions of cause and effect
Prepositions of cause and effect or reason are used to express the cause of something or the reason that something happens, and the effect it has on another thing. Some examples of these prepositions which include compound prepositions most commonly used are as, as a result (of), because (of), consequently, due to, for, from, hence, on account of, since, therefore, and through.

 

Examples:

  • As a result of an accident, he now walks with a limp.
  • He cannot walk because of his swollen leg.
  • The quarrel was due to her rudeness.
  • They divorced for many reasons.
  • Businesses don’t succeed from luck alone.
  • She doesn’t eat much on account of her acute depression.
  • Our sales increase through effective marketing.