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Updated: April 2004

Difficult Prepositions

Complete the sentences with the prepositions from the box. Sometimes more than one answer is possible and you can use each preposition more than once.

Tip! If you cannot come up with the correct preposition, try them all one by one! After a while you should know what the answers are.


We often go out a meal.

  1. Watch ! We're going to crash!

  2. I have never seen your husband. What's he ?

  3. My mother is abroad, so my dad is taking care us at the moment.

  4. Did you know that Paul is married Susie?

  5. The bus stop is just around the corner. It'll take you five minutes foot to get there.

  6. I am not good cooking. Fortunately, my husband really loves cooking.

  7. My girlfriend works a receptionist in a hotel.

  8. I don't get with my new neighbor. He is so rude!

  9. I'd like to speak the manager, please.*

  10. I got my car and drove home.

    * It is possible to say, "I'd like to speak with the manager, please" in American English.

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