Prepositions Review (intermediate)
2. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:of
I felt very ashamed ______
making such a stupid mistake.
It took him ages to get accustomed ________
the life in a
This computer is capable _______
for Eiffel Tower.
Paris is famous _____
She seemed relaxed at the party, even though she was
of so many people staring at her.
totally aware _____
3. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:It is always better to eat food that is typical ______
region you live in.
Only you are responsible ________
Everybody was present at the lesson, except Rodi, who
from school for more than a week.
was absent _______
German is similar ______
English, as they are from the
same family of languages.
The jury found him guilty _____
4. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:with their salary, so they complain
They are never satisfied ______
all the time.
It seemed absolutely bizarre to hear the same excuse over and
over again, so the teacher got suspicious ________
The flat owners were opposed _______
building a shopping mall
at the premises.
“Sorry, I can’t lend you anything. I am short _____
on doing it her way, she left the room enraged.
5. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:at math.
I am terrible ___
It was almost impossible to escape ________
avalanche, so the mountaineers had to hide in the cave.
from the one on the bottom shelf.
This phone differs_______
Peter has always dreamt about being a writer, so he
from his mundane
eventually made a decision to resign _____
After a month in the rehab George recovered ______
6. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:After a car crash Tony suffers ______
from memory loss.
The weather in Ohio is so unpredictable, that’s why
nobody relies ________
the weather forecast.
Kathie specializes _______
of five parts.
This exam consists _____
for all the mess that the company was
He was to blame _____
in at that time.
7. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:to having extra homework.
Everybody objected ______
According to some scientists, finding a cure for cancer isn’t
feasible in the nearest future, but patients hope ____
Masha still believes _______
Santa Claus, even though she
Nobody would have ever thought that Richard would
to your brother”, said mom.
“Don’t be so rude _____
8. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:Waiting for three hours at the post office, Tom was fed up
with the way things are done in Russia.
The whole school was astonished ________
the news of
Bob being accepted to Harvard.
Dora is hopeless _______
finding her way in new places.
My mom is fond _____
with tourists at any time.
Red Square is crowded _____
9. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:for your absence at school?”
“How can you account ____
Witnesses accused the wrong guy _____
Their parents don’t always agree _______
the way they
want to raise them.
for the broken window.
Somebody should answer _____
of his choice of career.
His dad doesn’t approve _____
10. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:To apply ____
for a job, you need a CV.
Suzie arrived ________
the airport three hours prior to her
It’s been four hours since I started working on my project,
at this point I absolutely have to ask_______
help if I want
to finish it today.
of milk, so I have to buy it later.
We ran _____
into the house at night.
The thief broke _____
11. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:Call me ____
with her boyfriend right before his
Sarah broke ___
for dollars before you go to
It’s better to change rubles _____
Yesterday when I was walking in the park I ran _____
across a new word when I was reading this book.
I came ______
12. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:Changing ____
into slippers is mandatory in my parents’ house.
on the present situation in the
The president commented ___
‘To chip in’ means to contribute money or help ____
on in any situation.
A friend is someone you can count ___
for Tula in 10 minutes.
The train departs ____
13. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:Dropping ___
of university turned out to be a smart
decision for Bill Gates.
You aren’t allowed to drive ___
at such high speed in the
with all the necessary appliances.
The kitchen is equipped ____
“Please forgive me ___
for being so hard on you these days.”
over the breakup surprisingly quickly.
Ralf got ____
14. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:from a local university Dima made a
After graduating _____
decision to move to a different city.
Jimmy wasn’t attending lessons and as a result he was
behind the other students.
Smoking leads ____
to all the necessary various problems
after her mom’s best friend.
Dasha was named _____
The boss opened the meeting with
____ a joke, unfortunately
nobody got it.
15. Fill in the gaps with suitable prepositions:to tea.
I prefer coffee ____
Seeing snowy Moscow reminds me ______
about the lesson on Friday, because I
“Please remind me _____
can easily forget.”
on sneakers that don’t
Vasya regrets spending money ____
Patty didn’t want to go to the party, but her brother
managed to talk her ____