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 Prepositions 2  

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

           
            1.        I asked my neighbour to look _________ my cat when I went to London.
           
            2.        All books are provided ______ the school.   Pupils don't have to pay _____ them.
           
            3.        The meeting is _____ September 15th _____ 9 a.m.
           
            4.        If you're interested ______ working overseas,  you should apply ______ that job
           
            5.        London is a big city, but it's very different ________New York.
           
            6.        My boss got angry ______ me when I arrived late _____ the second time.
           
            7.        I'm not familiar _______ this machine.  Could you explain ______ me how it works?
           
            8.        She wrote the text ______ Japanese, then translated it ______ English.
           
            9.        He left the house, got ______ his car and drove ______.
        
           10.       Due to bad weather conditions, the plane couldn't take _______  ______ time.
          
           11.       She was embarrassed ______ the way people were staring _____ her.        

           12.       They apologized  ______ the host ______ arriving late

           13.       The authorities talked ______ the need ______ better education in developing countries.

           14.       ______ my opinion, you should wait _____ confirmation before making a decision.

           15.       Students often have a problem ______ English prepositions.

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Correction

1) after     2) by/for     3) on/at     4) in/for     5) from     6) with/for     7) with/to     8) in/into  
   
9) into/away (or 'off')    10) off/on     11) by/at     12) to/for     13) about/for      14) in/for      15) with  
 

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