To, with and by: grammar exercise

July 20, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences.

1. Be patient ………………………….. children.

a) to

b) with

c) by

2. I parted …………………………… her after many years of courtship.

a) with

b) to

c) by

3. Oil does not mix ………………………………. water.

a) with

b) to

b) by

4. Are you …………………………….. me or against me in this matter?

a) with

b) by

c) to

5. Let me know ………………………… tomorrow.

a) on

b) by

c) with

6. Somebody has just gone …………………………… the window.

a) with

b) by

c) to

7. It is two o’clock ……………………………… my watch.

a) with

b) by

c) to

8. Our team won the match by six goals …………………………….. three.

a) by

b) with

c) to

9. We stayed …………………………… the end of the play.

a) with

b) for

c) to

10. I prefer walking ………………………….. climbing.

a) to

b) with

c) by

Answers

1. Be patient with children.

2. I parted with her after many years of courtship.

3. Oil does not mix with water.

4. Are you with me or against me in this matter?

5. Let me know by tomorrow.

6. Somebody has just gone by the window.

7. It is two o’clock by my watch.

8. Our team won the match by six goals to three.

9. We stayed to the end of the play.

10. I prefer walking to climbing.

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