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10. PREPOSITIONS

10.3. VERBS WITH PREPOSITIONS

Test 7. Fill in the correct prepositions to, about, at, from, for, in, into, on, with .

1. I want to talk ___ the group ___ their exams.

2. All last winter he suffered ___ coughs and colds.

3. When will you write ___ Bill ___ your plans?

4. If you don’t understand any of these words, you could refer ___ a dictionary.

5. The accident sadly resulted ___ the death of a man.

6. The police are appealing ___ witnesses to come forward.

7. It wasn’t his car, in fact I don’t know who it belongs ___.

8. Nurses are very badly paid, I think they should insist ___ higher rates of pay.

9. The poor driver. I really sympathize ___ him, it wasn’t his fault.

10. The buses are often late, so you can’t depend ___ them.

11. Do you qualify ___ a state pension when you are 55?

12. Keep enough money to pay ___ your ticket.

13. Have you heard ___ what had happened ___ him? Oh, I don’t care ___ it.

14. I said ___ you I was thinking ___ going to America. I actually dreamt ___ it.

15. She listened ___ me and then told me ___ her problems.

16. The bus ran ___ the wall of a house.

17. People started to shout ___ the driver.

18. Who was the boy you were all laughing ___?

19. I saw somebody staring ___ me from the other side of the road.

20. He was always arguing ___ his brother.

Test 8. Fill in the correct prepositions to, about, from, in, into, on, with, for .

1. I bumped ___ an old friend of mine the other day.

2. I agree ___ you that we should wait a bit longer ___ her.

3. She never apologizes ___ arriving late.

4. I thought we should look ___ someone else to do the job.

5. If you want to travel, that would be a good job to apply ___.

6. The land belongs ___ a rich man.

7. She then referred ___ the Minister’s report.

8. I congratulate her ___ her success in the exams.

9. The boss disagreed ___ me.

10. The match resulted ___ a draw.

11. His failure resulted ___ lack of attention to details.

12. Tonight I’m going to talk ___ my favourite books.

13. You can count ___ me.

14. You can rely ___ him to be polite.

15. They complained ___ me about the noise.

16. Mary turned her head to speak ___ him.

17. The daughters sided ___ their mothers.

18. Can I speak ___ Jane, please?

19. Can you explain this word ___ me?

20. Can you explain ___ me what you mean?

Test 9. Fill in the correct prepositions to, about, at, from, for, in, of, with .

1. He told me his name but I can’t think ___ it now.

2. This house reminds me ___ the one I lived in when I was a child.

3. We called the doctor because Nick was complaining ___ a pain in his stomach.

4. That’s a good idea. Why didn’t I think ___ that?

5. Look at this photograph of Ann. Who does she remind you ___?

6. She left Boston ___ Paris when she was 19.

7. If something is wrong, why don’t you do anything ___ it?

8. Peter likes his job but he doesn’t talk ___ it much.

9. I like to listen ___ the radio while I’m having breakfast.

10. Please don’t shout ___ me!

11. How often do you borrow books ___ the library?

12. Yes, you are right. I agree ___ you.

13. Cheers! Let’s drink ___ your success.

14. My brother is living ___ a French girl.

15. My children are looking forward ___ Christmas.

16. They arrived ___ the party at 8 p.m.

17. What time did you arrive ___ London?

18. I must introduce you ___ my cousin.

19. Something has happened ___ him.

20. Shall we ring ___ a taxi?





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