How To Use Prepositions With Lo Que in Spanish [+6 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson, you will learn about how to use prepositions with lo que.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to use prepositions with lo que
  • how prepositions with lo que are used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to use prepositions with lo que
  • how you can practice with flashcards on how to use prepositions with lo que
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to use prepositions with lo que!

Table of Contents

Prepositions With Lo Que in Spanish = For/With/On + What

In Spanish B1 you also learnt about lo que, but then it was used without a preposition.

Lo que with no preposition means “what” or “which”.

In this lesson you will learn about how to use lo que with prepositions (para, con, en, por etc.)

preposition + lo que = for/with/on + what

Here are some examples:

Hemos cometido errores, pero es mejor pensar en lo que hemos hecho bien.

We have made mistakes, but it is better to think about what we have done well.

Con lo que nos hemos esforzado, es una pena que no ganemos el premio.

With all the effort we have put in, it’s a pity we didn’t win the award.

Esto es algo para lo que no tengo explicación.

This is something for which I have no explanation.

Deberíamos hablar de lo que pasó anoche.

We should talk about what happened last night.

María quiere denunciar a David por lo que le hizo a su coche.

Maria wants to report David for what he did to her car.

La juventud está preocupada con lo que está pasando en el país.

The youth is concerned about what is happening in the country.

In Spanish, you cannot place the preposition at the end of a sentence.

In English this is possible, however in Spanish you cannot do this.

Example Sentences on How To Use Prepositions With Lo Que in Spanish

This section of the lesson on how to use prepositions with lo que is about seeing them used in sentences.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of using prepositions with lo que through examples.

Hemos cometido errores, pero es mejor pensar en lo que hemos hecho bien.

We have made mistakes, but it is better to think about what we have done well.

Con lo que nos hemos esforzado, es una pena que no ganemos el premio.

With all the effort we have put in, it’s a pity we didn’t win the award.

Esto es algo para lo que no tengo explicación.

This is something for which I have no explanation.

Deberíamos hablar de lo que pasó anoche.

We should talk about what happened last night.

María quiere denunciar a David por lo que le hizo a su coche.

Maria wants to report David for what he did to her car.

La juventud está preocupada con lo que está pasando en el país.

The youth is concerned about what is happening in the country.

Quiz Yourself on How To Use Prepositions With Lo Que in Spanish

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

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