Across, over, above or through

March 4, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. I saw him climbing …………………… the wall.

a) across

b) over

c) Either could be used here

2. See if you can jump …………………….. the stream.

a) over

b) across

c) Either could be used here

3. We swam ………………….. the river.

a) across

b) over

c) Either could be used here

4. We walked ………………….. the ice.

a) across

b) over

c) through

5. The plane was flying ……………………… England.

a) over

b) across

c) Either could be used here

6. There is a little cottage ……………….. the lake.

a) above

b) over

c) Either could be used here

7. Can you see the helicopter hovering …………………. the palace.

a) over

b) above

c) Either could be used here

8. We walked ……………………….. the wood.

a) through

b) across

c) Either could be used here

9. He was wearing a coat ……………………… his pyjamas.

a) over

b) above

c) Either could be used here

10. Your daughter is well …………………… average in intelligence.

a) above

b) over

c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. I saw him climbing over the wall.

2. See if you can jump across / over the stream.

3. We swam across the river.

4. We walked across the ice.

5. The plane was flying over / across England.

6. There is a little cottage above the lake.

7. Can you see the helicopter hovering over / above the palace.

8. We walked through the wood.

9. He was wearing a coat over his pyjamas.

10. Your daughter is well above average in intelligence.

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