Use of Prepositions with Examples

Use of Prepositions with Examples!

Preposition Definition Use of Prepositions with Examples

preposition is a word used to link nouns, pronouns, or phrases with other words in a sentence. They act to connect the people, objects, time, and locations of a sentence. Prepositions often tell us where one noun is in relation to another. Here we will discuss the correct use of the preposition. Use of Prepositions with Examples

Exercise # 1.

Complete using these prepositions: about, for, of, on, to, with.

  1. Peter was extremely happy ……… his new computer. Use of Prepositions with Examples
  2. Her mother had punished him ……… something he had done that day. But, as he was so angry ……… her, she finally let him go out.
  3. As soon as John joined the firm, he became anxious ……… promotion.
  4. Her parents insisted ……… having us to tea.
  5. This song reminds me ……… my last holidays in Barbados.
  6. You fell out with him, didn´t you? Well, I don´t blame you ……… that. He´s a nasty person.
  7.  I was fined ……… exceeding the speed limit. Use of Prepositions with Examples
  8. According ……… this recipe, you must put the cake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  9. She´s so anxious ……… her elderly mother that she can´t sleep well.
  10. I had never dreamed ……… winning the lotto.

Exercise # 2.

  • Fill in the correct preposition
  1. My mother is abroad so my dad is taking care ____________ us ____________ the moment.
  2. Sonja gets ____________ the seven o’clock bus in the morning.
  3. She always looks ____________ herself in the mirror.
  4. I met Donna ____________ a party ____________ Friday night.
  5. My friend always borrows money ____________ me.
  6. Daria’s books are lying ____________ the floor.
  7. He arrived at the school building just ____________ time.
  8. The audience threw tomatoes ____________ him.
  9. Passengers are not allowed to use cell phones ____________ airplanes.
  10. He is responsible ____________ what he does.
  11. I’m sorry ____________ the job you didn’t get.
  12. I’m very bad ____________ mathematics.
  13. We had to climb slowly ____________ the hill. Use of Prepositions with Examples
  14. He is always ____________ time.
  15. How many people are ____________ your team?
  16. A university is where you study ____________ a degree.
  17. Her next birthday will be ____________ a Sunday.
  18. The new factory is expected to go online ____________ May.
  19. Many of us eat ____________ fork and spoon.
  20. We have been searching ____________ a web designer for a few weeks now.

Answers Use of Prepositions with Examples

Exercise # 1.

  1. about
  2. for – with
  3. about
  4. on
  5. of
  6. for
  7. for – for
  8. to
  9. for
  10. of

Exercise # 2.

  1. My mother is abroad so my dad is taking care of us at the moment
  2. Sonja gets on the seven o’clock bus in the morning.
  3. She always looks at herself in the mirror.
  4. I met Donna at a party on Friday night.
  5. My friend always borrows money from
  6. Daria’s books are lying on the floor.
  7. He arrived at the school building just in
  8. The audience threw tomatoes at
  9. Passengers are not allowed to use cell phones on
  10. He is responsible for what he does.
  11. I’m sorry about the job you didn’t get.
  12. I’m very bad at
  13. We had to climb slowly up the hill.
  14. He is always on.
  15. How many people are in your team?
  16. A university is where you study for a degree.
  17. Her next birthday will be on Sunday. Use of Prepositions with Examples
  18. The new factory is expected to go online in
  19. Many of us eat with fork and spoon.
  20. We have been searching for a web designer for a few weeks now.

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