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Exercises
Choose the right prposition:
1. The village is....................... Sheffield. It's only six miles away.
    1. along b) by c) near d) next
2. You can see the details ................... the computer screen.
    1. at b) by c) in d) on
3. I've got a meeting ..................... Thursday afternoon.
    1. at b) in c) on d) to
4. We've lived in this flat..................... five years.
    1. ago b) already c) for d) since
5. This car is....................... , if you're interested in buying it.
    1. for sale b) in sale c) at sale d) to sell
6. Polly wants to cycle round the world. She's really keen.............. the idea.
    1. about b) for c) on d) with
7. I prefer dogs ..................... cats. I hate cats.
    1. from b) over c) than d) to
8. My father used the money he won to set.................. his own company.
    1. forward b) on c) out d) up
9. Don't go too fast. I can't keep................... you.
    1. on to b) on with c) up to d) up with
Write the Correct Preposition in Each Blank:

1. Their daughter was born _____ 1998
_____ October
_____ the 18th
_____ four-thirty
_____ the afternoon.
2. I haven't seen my friend __________ August.
3. He was here _____ two weeks.
4. The play starts _____ seven o'clock _____ the dot, so be sure to be here _____ six-fifty
5. Her mother is going to be here _____ the tenth _____ July. She will be here _____ two weeks.
6. Our neighbors always have a party _____ New Year's Eve. It usually starts __________ ten o'clock and lasts _____ the next morning.
7. Some people never go out _____ night because they get up so early _____ the morning.
8. Four o'clock is __________ five o'clock.
9. The baby didn't sleep __________ the night because he was so hungry.
10. I heard a noise __________ the night, but I was too sleepy to get up.

Correct the Mistakes in the Following Prepositional Phrases. Write the Correct Phrases in the Blank Spaces.
1. with pen
2. for other girl
3. to Mary cousin
4. without book
5. from nice boy
6. between Mary and other girl
7. in the Mary's house
Correct the Mistakes in the Following Prepositional Phrases. Write the Correct Phrases in the Blank Spaces.
1. for three apple
2. without friend
3. in United States
4. from many
5. to a lots of places country
6. except this exercises
7. with another friends
8. at plenty of store
9. by other teacher
10. from the Smith

Correct the Mistakes in the Following Prepositional Phrases. Write the Correct Phrases in the Blank Spaces.
1. for these furnitures
2. for a fresh air
3. with a new jewelry
4. without many hot water
5. with a few machinery
6. of a sugar
7. by mails
8. with too many junk
9. for a meat
10. for three equipment
Write the correct preposition of time: in, on, at, from, to
Example: They get up at 8.00.
1. I'm working ........................ Saturday.
2. We have breakfast ...................... 8.30.
3. My birthday is ...................... March, 29th.
4. I work ....................... 9.00 ..................... 5.00, Monday...................... Friday.
5. We go jogging early ......................... the morning.
6. My favourite TV program starts ........................ 10.00.
7. Peter's very busy these days, so he works late ..........................night.
8. We're going to Australia ........................ June.

For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer:
1. You've been talking about asking her out for weeks, what are you waiting ____?
a. to
b. in
c. at
d. for
2. Yeah, Mr Bennett is our history teacher, he's nice but I never know what he's talking
_______.
a. of
b. on
c. about
d. over
3. I've finally decided to call ______ Simon, I want to know how he feels.
a. ---
b. to
c. at
d. in
4. People say he works _____ the CIA, and he carries a gun!
a. at
b. for
c. with
d. in
5. What kind of music do you like listening ____?
a. to
b. at
c. ---
d. for
6. What did you discuss _____ at the meeting?
a. on
b. over
c. about
d. ---
For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer.
1. When I was a child I used to believe __________ Father Christmas.
a. at
b. on
c. by
d. in
2. Every year I love helping my Dad put __________ the decorations around the
house.
a. on
b. up
c. in
d. off
3. On Christmas Eve I usually stay __________ late and go to Midnight Mass.
a. in
b. on
c. up
d. over
4. Every year I buy my Mum a box __________ chocolates for Christmas.
a. off
b. of
c. in
d. on
5. I prefer to be with my family __________ Christmas Day.
a. over
b. on
c. at
d. in
6. I always drink a toast to see __________ the New Year.
a. out
b. over
c. through
d. in
For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer
1. If you take something ________ heart, you are very sensitive.
a. from
b. at
c. in
d. to
2. People all ________ the world are learning English.
a. through
b. in
c. on
d. over
3. I always go ____ home for Christmas.
a. at
b. to
c. -
d. for
4. I live in a flat ________the second floor.
a. on
b. in
c. at
d. up
5. He's already left the office but you can phone him ________ home.
a. in
b. on
c. at
d. by
6. This is Nelson's Column. It stands ......
a. on Trafalgar Square
b. at Trafalgar Square
c. by Trafalgar Square
d. in Trafalgar Square
For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer
1. Which of these nouns does NOT follow the preposition "out of"?
a. the ordinary
b. character
c. the fence
d. time
2. Jenny loves sports and she's particularly keen _______ tennis and
athletics.
a. at
b. on
c. over
d. in
3. Are you good ________remembering prepositions in English?
a. at
b. for
c. in
d. to
4. Learning English isn’t difficult! In fact there’s nothing ________ it.
a. for
b. to
c. at
d. in
5. Do you believe ________ miracles?
a. in
b. for
c. on
d. to
6. ‘Are you going for a drink ________ this evening?’
a. on
b. at
c. in
d. --- (no preposition)
For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer
1. I always have trouble ________ prepositions.
a. to
b. with
c. at
d. for
2. I’m going home ________ two weeks.
a. in
b. on
c. later
d. at
3. Long hair was fashionable ________ the 1970s.
a. in
b. on
c. at
d. --- (no preposition)
4. Fill the gap. He likes being called ________ his first name.
a. by
b. with
c. for
d. to
5. I’ve lived in Paris ________ 5 years.
a. during
b. since
c. while
d. for
6. Sometimes our teacher gets angry if she is ________ a bad mood.
a. on
b. at
c. in
d. to


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