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Grammar review: Practical exercises-4 (verb + preposition)


Today we're going to review verbs + prepositions http://sanchezbenedito.blogspot.com.es/2013/08/verbo-preposicion.html

PRACTICAL EXERCISE

Fill in the gaps with the correct preposition:

1.- We'll appeal ..... the High Court.
2.- The farmers will benefit .......... the recent rains.
3.- He consented .......... being interviewed.
4.- They embarked ........... an exciting adventure.
5.- Someone's knocking ...........the door.
6.- If he doesn't get better, we'll have to operate ....... his back.
7.- He pleaded .......... the bank manager ..... more time to repay the loan.
8.- I hadn't reckoned ..... such a delay.
9.- His statement admits ...... one interpretation only.
10.- The thieves robbed the old man ..... all his money.
11.- The pickpocket stole the purse ...... her.
12.- His behaviour strikes me ...... a bit odd.

KEY

1.- to; 2.- from; 3.- to; 4.- on/upon; 5.- at/on; 6.- on; 7.- to, for; 8.- on; 9.- of; 10.- of; 11.- from; 12.- as

For more information about verb + preposition, see my Gramática Inglesa, 9ª ed., Pearson-Longman, appendix 4 (pp. 662-677).

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