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Saturday, November 14, 2015

WORKSHEET ON 'PREPOSITION'


Complete the sentence with the correct preposition from the choices given.

1. We are very excited __________________ our trip to Spain next week. (AT, WITH, ABOUT, OVER)

2. I am very fond __________________ drinking green tea. (FOR, OF, ABOUT, AT)

3. Almost all politicians were involved __________________ the scandal. (IN, AT, WITH, FROM)

4. I am looking forward ______________ having a meeting with you next week. (WITH, AT, TO, FROM)

5. At the moment, she is recovering __________________ her injuries. (AT, OF, FROM, WITH)

6. I’m dreaming ________________ becoming a famous scientist one day (FOR, WITH, ABOUT, INTO)

7. My cousin is married __________________ a famous American (WITH, FOR, TO, FROM)

8. I am responsible __________________ training the new recruits. (AT, ABOUT, WITH, FOR)

9. Many people took advantage __________________ the low prices offered by the new shop (OF,

FOR, WITH, TO)

10.I was not quite satisfied __________________ the exam results. (AT, FOR, WITH, ABOUT)

11.The president was thankful __________________ everyone who helped in the campaign (TO,

WITH, FOR, AT)

12.Everyone in this town will benefit __________________ the new hospital (FROM, WITH, AT, INTO)

13.For two full days, the man was fighting __________________ his life. (UP,WITH, AT, FOR)

14.My dad shouted __________________ me because I didn’t do what he said (TO, AT, WITH,

TOWARDS)

15.She insisted __________________ helping me with the dishes. (ON, WITH, FOR, ABOUT)

16.Almost all car companies care __________________ the environment (FOR, AT, ABOUT,WITH)

17.Wearing a seat belt can protect you ____________ being killed in a car. (WITH, OF, ABOUT, FROM)

18.Ten people were killed when a bus collided __________________ a car (INTO, WITH, AT, TOWARDS)

19.The customers came to the shop to complain _____________ their service (ABOUT, AT, ON, FOR)

20.Our atmosphere consists __________________ oxygen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide (INTO, OF,

WITH, FOR)

21.We decided __________________ buying the new car. (AGAINST, WITH, AT, OF)

22.Many children depend __________________ their parents for money. (ON, AT, WITH, TO)

23.He graduated __________________ Oxford university (ON, FROM, OUT OF, WITH)

24.The advertising campaign resulted __________________ hundreds of new customers for the

company. (TO, FOR, UP, IN)

25.As a scientist, I specialize __________________ marine biology (AT, IN, FOR, WITH)

ANSWERS

1. We are very excited about our trip to Spain next week. (AT, WITH, ABOUT, OVER)

2. I am very fond of drinking green tea. (FOR, OF, ABOUT, AT)

3. Almost all politicians were involved in the scandal. (IN, AT, WITH, FROM)

4. I am looking forward to having a meeting with you next week. (WITH, AT, TO, FROM)

5. At the moment, she is recovering from her injuries. (AT, OF, FROM, WITH)

6. I’m dreaming about becoming a famous scientist one day. (FOR, WITH, ABOUT, INTO)

7. My cousin is married to a famous American. (WITH, FOR, TO, FROM)

8. I am responsible for training the new recruits. (AT, ABOUT, WITH, FOR)

9. Many people took advantage of the low prices offered by the new shop (OF, FOR, WITH, TO)

10.I was not quite satisfied with the exam results. (AT, FOR, WITH, ABOUT)

11.The president was thankful for everyone who helped in the campaign (TO, WITH, FOR, AT)

12.Everyone in this town will benefit from the new hospital (FROM, WITH, AT, INTO)

13.For two full days, the man was fighting for his life. (UP,WITH, AT, FOR)

14.My dad shouted at me because I didn’t do what he said. (TO, AT, WITH, TOWARDS)

15.She insisted on helping me with the dishes. (ON, WITH, FOR, ABOUT)

16.Almost all car companies care about the environment. (FOR, AT, ABOUT,WITH)

17.Wearing a seat belt can protect you from being killed in a car. (WITH, OF, ABOUT, FROM)

18.Ten people were killed when a bus collided with a car. (INTO, WITH, AT, TOWARDS)

19.The customers came to the shop to complain about their service. (ABOUT, AT, ON, FOR)

20.Our atmosphere consists of oxygen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide. (INTO, OF, WITH, FOR)

21.We decided against buying the new car. (AGAINST, WITH, AT, OF)

22.Many children depend on their parents for money. (ON, AT, WITH, TO)

23.He graduated from Oxford university (ON, FROM, OUT OF, WITH)

24.The advertising campaign resulted in hundreds of new customers for the company. (TO, FOR,

UP, IN)

25.As a scientist, I specialize in marine biology (AT, IN, FOR, WITH)


WORKSHEET ON 'PREPOSITIONS'


Fill in the correct prepositions!

at - above - about - after - before - behind – by – down - during - for – from – in - in front of – of - on

out of - over - to - with

1. There were _____________ a thousand people at the concert.

2. You must be _____________ 18 in order to see the film.

3. We are travelling _____________ the road.

4. He is suffering _____________ an unknown illness.

5. I listened to the game _____________ the radio.

6. How are you getting _____________ at school?

7. Don’t be impatient _____________ us. We are trying!

8. Could I speak _____________ Tom please?

9. We didn’t see the whole performance because we left _____________ the last act.

10. There were some beautiful pictures _____________ the walls.

11. The march started in the park. _____________ there we moved to City Hall.

12. Pessimism is bad _____________ your health

13. He asked his mother _____________ money.

14. I bought many things _____________ my stay in New York.

15. My country is famous _____________ historical sights.

16. I’m not _____________ a hurry. I can wait.

17. Have you ever been _____________ the theatre recently?

18. We arrived _____________ the airport _____________ time for the plane.

19. My grandfather died _____________ cancer.

20. The resort lies about 1,500 meters _____________ sea level.

21. His hands are _____________ his face.

22. there’s a chair _____________ my desk

23. The thief jumped _____________ the window.

24. Both o my neighbors can take care _____________ the cat while you are gone.

25. I rarely think _____________ the weather.

26. They were always arguing _____________ silly things.

27. _____________ first I found the work very tiring but _____________ a few weeks I got used to it.

28. My house is _____________ the end of the road.

29. The article was _____________ yesterday’s papers.

30. The classroom is _____________ the fourth floor.

31. I applied _____________ a few jobs last week, but nobody wrote back.

32. He wants two seats _____________ the concert on Friday night.

33. You ought to be ashamed _____________ yourself _____________ coming in with dirty boots.

34. There’s no point _____________ going _____________ car if we can’t park near the theatre.

35. he started his training _____________ November

36. Whom did they vote _____________ ?

37. The bus stopped _____________ the corner of High Street and congress Avenue.

38. I love listening _____________ classical music.

39. He is _____________ Dallas, Texas but he was born in California.

40. She goes _____________ church every Sunday.

41. It’s 7 a.m. We need to leave _____________ work at once or else we’ll miss the bus.

42. I asked the policeman _____________ some information.

43. The great player hit the ball _____________ the net.

44. Can you find our holiday beach _____________ the map?

45. Please turn _____________ the volume of the radio. I’m getting deaf.

ANSWERS

1. There were over a thousand people at the concert.

2. You must be over 18 in order to see the film.

3. We are travelling on the road.

4. He is suffering from an unknown illness.

5. I listened to the game on the radio.

6. How are you getting on at school?

7. Don’t be impatient with us. We are trying!

8. Could I speak to Tom please?

9. We didn’t see the whole performance because we left before the last act.

10. There were some beautiful pictures on the walls.

11. The march started in the park. From there we moved to City Hall.

12. Pessimism is bad for your health

13. He asked his mother for money.

14. I bought many things during my stay in New York.

15. My country is famous for historical sights.

16. I’m not in a hurry. I can wait.

17. Have you ever been to the theatre recently?

18. We arrived at the airport in time for the plane.

19. My grandfather died of cancer.

20. The resort lies about 1,500 meters above sea level.

21. His hands are in front of his face.

22. There’s a chair behind my desk

23. The thief jumped out of the window.

24. Both of my neighbors can take care of the cat while you are gone.

25. I rarely think about the weather.

26. They were always arguing about silly things.

27. At first I found the work very tiring but after a few weeks I got used to it.

28. My house is at the end of the road.

29. The article was in yesterday’s papers.

30. The classroom is on the fourth floor.

31. I applied for a few jobs last week, but nobody wrote back.

32. He wants two seats for the concert on Friday night.

33. You ought to be ashamed of yourself for coming in with dirty boots.

34. There’s no point in going by car if we can’t park near the theatre.

35. He started his training in November.

36. Whom did they vote for?

37. The bus stopped at the corner of High Street and Congress Avenue.

38. I love listening to classical music.

39. He is from Dallas, Texas but he was born in California.

40. She goes to church every Sunday.

41. It’s 7 a.m. We need to leave for work at once or else we’ll miss the bus.

42. I asked the policeman for some information.

43. The great player hit the ball over the net.

44. Can you find our holiday beach on the map?

45. Please turn down the volume of the radio. I’m getting deaf.

WORKSHEET ON 'PREPOSITIONS'


WORKSHEET ON 'PREPOSITIONS'

Fill in the correct prepositions!

above – about – according - after – around - at – beside – between - by - down – for - from - in – of -

on - throughout - to – with -

1. The two friends went _____________ the movies by themselves.

2. During the summer I stayed _____________ my grandparents.

3. I’ll wait for you _____________ the bus stop.

4. The milk is _____________ the refrigerator next to the orange juice.

5. She came and sat _____________ her husband.

6. _____________ we saw the television show on bears we drove to the zoo.

7. _____________ the day, the rain came into the window.

8. The phone rang _____________ the middle of the night.

9. Some boys were crawling _____________ under the car.

10. His notebook fell _____________ the floor.

11. The plane flew _____________ the clouds.

12. Peter doesn’t go to work _____________ Fridays.

13. Open your book _____________ page 9.

14. Can you see a yellow house _____________ the left?

15. There was a picture _____________ the wall _____________ the bed.

16. All the latest computers will be shown _____________ the exhibition.

17. He came to see how I was getting _____________.

18. I am very interested _____________ documentaries on TV.

19. I am surprised _____________ how much money they want to pay him.

20. Nobody in the family has heard _____________ the accident.

21. She comes _____________ a poor family.

22. I am quite good _____________ art.

23. Jack came rushing _____________ the stairs.

24. Turn right _____________ the next traffic lights.

25. Her mother is looking forward _____________ going to Australia.

26. The film is based _____________ a novel by John Grisham.

27. John is totally obsessed _____________ football. He thinks of nothing else.

28. I prefer coffee _____________ tea.

29. Let’s divide this money _____________ us.

30. I like travelling _____________ boat in summer.

31. When I was younger I was always afraid _____________ going to the dentist.

32. Mary’s in the kitchen looking _____________ her car keys.

33. Are you really happy _____________ your life here?

34. He was quite pleased _____________ the results.

35. This is a painting _____________ an unknown artist.

36. I am proud _____________ being a teacher.

37. Don’t worry _____________ it. Everything will be fine.

38. My father tells us fascinating stories _____________ his years in the navy.

39. Did you call attention _____________ their mistake?

40. _____________ to the headmaster, both of the boys got involved in the fight.

41. Except _____________ that one, all the sentences were easy.

42. Be careful. They will lose faith _____________ you.

43. The girls worked _____________ their lessons for half an hour.

44. He depends _____________ his sister for help.

45. Miss Wilson is very fond _____________ French food.

ANSWERS

1. The two friends went to the movies by themselves.

2. During the summer I stayed with my grandparents.

3. I’ll wait for you at the bus stop.

4. The milk is in the refrigerator next to the orange juice.

5. She came and sat beside her husband.

6. After we saw the television show on bears we drove to the zoo.

7. Throughout the day, the rain came into the window.

8. The phone rang in the middle of the night.

9. Some boys were crawling around under the car.

10. His notebook fell on the floor.

11. The plane flew above the clouds.

12. Peter doesn’t go to work on Fridays.

13. Open your book on page 9.

14. Can you see a yellow house on the left?

15. There was a picture on the wall above the bed.

16. All the latest computers will be shown at the exhibition.

17. He came to see how I was getting on.

18. I am very interested in documentaries on TV.

19. I am surprised at how much money they want to pay him.

20. Nobody in the family has heard about the accident.

21. She comes from a poor family.

22. I am quite good at art.

23. Jack came rushing down the stairs.

24. Turn right at the next traffic lights.

25. Her mother is looking forward to going to Australia.

26. The film is based on a novel by John Grisham.

27. John is totally obsessed with football. He thinks of nothing else.

28. I prefer coffee to tea.

29. Let’s divide this money between us.

30. I like travelling by boat in summer.

31. When I was younger I was always afraid of going to the dentist.

32. Mary’s in the kitchen looking for her car keys.

33. Are you really happy with your life here?

34. He was quite pleased with the results.

35. This is a painting by an unknown artist.

36. I am proud of being a teacher.

37. Don’t worry about it. Everything will be fine.

38. My father tells us fascinating stories about his years in the navy.

39. Did you call attention to their mistake?

40. According to the headmaster, both of the boys got involved in the fight.

41. Except for that one, all the sentences were easy.

42. Be careful. They will lose faith in you.

43. The girls worked on their lessons for half an hour.

44. He depends on his sister for help.


45. Miss Wilson is very fond of French food.

WORKSHEET ON ‘PREPOSITIONS’


WORKSHEET ON ‘PREPOSITIONS’

Fill in the correct prepositions

across - at – by - during - for - from - in – into – of - on – through - to – towards – with -

1. Halloween is celebrated __________ the United States __________ October 31.

2. Are you going away for the weekend? – I don’t know. It depends __________ the weather.

3. Don’t kiss the prince. He might turn __________ a frog.

4. He felt bad __________ no reason at all.

5. I have been living here __________ ten years.

6. Have you been __________ the cinema recently? Yes I was there a few days ago.

7. I happened to meet an old friend __________ town.

8. Have you read the article? – It was __________ yesterday’s newspapers.

9. He always drives __________ a tremendous speed because he’s always __________ a hurry.

10. He is very fond __________ good food.

11. He married __________ the age of 28.

12. I bought many things __________ my stay in New York.

13. According __________ the guide there are three hotels __________ town.

14. I saw him standing __________ the queue but I don’t know if he got __________ the bus.

15. I want to post this letter __________ a friend.

16. I’m going __________ Glasgow on Monday. Would you like to come with us?

17. John has got a very strange taste __________ clothes.

18. Mum sat __________ the back of the car.

19. I’m interested __________ basketball but I’m not very good __________ playing it.

20. I’m returning __________ Spain __________ the end of the month.

21. My parents met __________ the war, in 1943.

22. Is it true that your mother died __________ cancer.

23. It was embarrassing. I didn’t have enough money __________ pay for the meal.

24. It was __________ the radio yesterday morning.

25. It’s a quick journey __________ Manchester __________ Leeds.

26. Jane goes to the office early __________ Tuesdays.

27. I saw him sometime __________ June.

28. Meet me __________ the station.

29. The lights are moving __________ us.

30. My country is famous __________ great musicians.

31. Who is that girl over there __________ the red dress?

32. I live __________ Sweden but every summer I travel __________ Spain for my holidays.

33. Turn right __________ the end of the street and then it will be right in front of you

34. My sister has a beautiful apartment. She lives __________ the third floor.

35. Please sit down. Mr. Brown will be __________ you in a moment.

36. I have to apologize __________ being late.

37. She tried to prevent the children __________ jumping into the water.

38. Sometimes I have to walk to work and sometimes I go __________ bus.

39. Thank you __________ coming to visit us.

40. The boys met __________ the corner of the street.

41. The smallest room is located __________ the left of the hall.

42. We entered the building __________ entrance number 3.

43. There was a dark spot __________ the ceiling.

44. We arrived just __________ time to see the Queen.

45. We have to be at the airport __________ 6 p.m.

46. We ran __________ the doctor on our way to the bookshop.

ANSWERS
1. Halloween is celebrated in the United States on October 31.

2. Are you going away for the weekend? – I don’t know. It depends on the weather.

3. Don’t kiss the prince. He might turn into a frog.

4. He felt bad for no reason at all.

5. I have been living here for ten years.

6. Have you been to the cinema recently? Yes I was there a few days ago.

7. I happened to meet an old friend in town.

8. Have you read the article? – It was in yesterday’s newspapers.

9. He always drives at a tremendous speed because he’s always in a hurry.

10. He is very fond of good food.

11. He married at the age of 28.

12. I bought many things during my stay in New York.

13. According to the guide there are three hotels in town.

14. I saw him standing in the queue but I don’t know if he got on the bus.

15. I want to post this letter to a friend.

16. I’m going to Glasgow on Monday. Would you like to come with us?

17. John has got a very strange taste of clothes.

18. Mum sat in the back of the car.

19. I’m interested in basketball but I’m not very good at playing it.

20. I’m returning to Spain at the end of the month.

21. My parents met during the war, in 1943.

22. Is it true that your mother died of cancer.

23. It was embarrassing. I didn’t have enough money to pay for the meal.

24. It was on the radio yesterday morning.

25. It’s a quick journey from Manchester to Leeds.

26. Jane goes to the office early on Tuesdays.

27. I saw him sometime in June.

28. Meet me at the station.

29. The lights are moving towards us.

30. My country is famous for great musicians.

31. Who is that girl over there in the red dress?

32. I live in Sweden but every summer I travel to Spain for my holidays.

33. Turn right at the end of the street and then it will be right in front of you

34. My sister has a beautiful apartment. She lives on the third floor.

35. Please sit down. Mr. Brown will be with you in a moment.

36. I have to apologize for being late.

37. She tried to prevent the children from jumping into the water.

38. Sometimes I have to walk to work and sometimes I go by bus.

39. Thank you for coming to visit us.

40. The boys met at the corner of the street.

41. The smallest room is located to the left of the hall.

42. We entered the building through entrance number 3.

43. There was a dark spot on the ceiling.

44. We arrived just in time to see the Queen.

45. We have to be at the airport by , at 6 p.m.


46. We ran across the doctor on our way to the bookshop.