Grammar exercise: about, of, on and off

January 18, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate preposition.

1. Did you hear …………….. the explosion at the mall?

a) about

b) of

2. That song reminds me …………………. my childhood.

a) about

b) of

3. She complained ………………….. his rude behavior.

a) about

b) of

4.  They took him to hospital when he complained …………………. chest pain and uneasiness.

a) of

b) about

5. He warned me ……………….. dire consequences.

a) off

b) of

6. Have you heard …………………. him?

a) on

b) of

7. What did you think ………………… his latest film?

a) about

b) of

8. We haven’t decided but we are thinking ……………….. moving to a bigger home.

a) about

b) of

9. I wouldn’t dream …………………. doing something like that.

a) about

b) of

10. I had never thought ………………… it before.

a) on

b) of

Answers

1. Did you hear about the explosion at the mall?

2. That song reminds me of my childhood.

3. She complained about his rude behavior.

4.  They took him to hospital when he complained of chest pain and uneasiness.

5. He warned me of dire consequences.

6. Have you heard of him?

7. What did you think of his latest film?

8. We haven’t decided but we are thinking about moving to a bigger home.

9. I wouldn’t dream of doing something like that.

10. I had never thought of it before.

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