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 Prepositions  

            Complete the following sentences with the correct preposition :
      (Correction at the end of the page.)

            1.        Mr. Martin is responsible ______ recruitment
 
            2.        I'm sorry but I don't understand the reason ________ the increase ________ price.
 
            3.         In this company, salaries depend ________ the level of responsibility.
 
            4.        You have to pay ________ the tickets the day you order them.
 
            5.        Our new Chairman reminds me ________ my old  history teacher.
 
            6.        Do you think the report could be translated ________ English for the meeting tomorrow?
 
            7.        Thank you for offering to help.  It's very kind ________ you.
 
            8.        Look ________ the woman ________ the picture.  Who is she?
 
            9.        The manager didn't take part ________ the discussion.  He didn't want to intervene.
 
            10.       It's no use taking him to the Louvre.  He isn't interested _______ art.
 
            11.       The food in Japan is very different ________ European food.
 
            12.       I don't agree ________ you.    ________  my opinion you're wrong.
 
            13.       John was late for the meeting as usual.  That's typical ________ him.
 
            14.       We should invite Pete to the party.  He's very good ________ telling jokes.
 
            15.       The car crashed ________ a fence ________ the other side of the road.
 

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Correction

1) for     2)for/in      3) on      4) for      5) of      6) into     7) of      8) at/in  

 9) in       10) in      11) from     12) with/in     13) of      14) at      15) into/on
 

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