Prepositions exercise

July 5, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. A young child cannot distinguish good ………………. bad.

a) from

b) between

c) for

d) by

2. Death does not distinguish ………………… the rich and the poor.

a) from

b) between

c) by

3. He is distinguished ……………….. his crooked nose and bald head.

a) from

b) by

c) between

4. He has been disqualified ……………….. competing.

a) of

b) from

c) for

5. He was acquitted …………………… the charges.

a) of

b) off

c) from

6. He was acquitted as there was no proof …………………….. him.

a) against

b) for

c) of

7. The team consisted entirely ……………….. college students.

a) of

b) in

c) with

8. He was too busy to concern himself ……………… my affairs.

a) with

b) about

c) for

9. Parents were concerned …………………. the safety of their children.

a) about

b) of

c) in

10. The news is of concern ………………. all of us.

a) to

b) for

c) of

Answers

1. A young child cannot distinguish good from bad.

2. Death does not distinguish between the rich and the poor.

3. He is distinguished by his crooked nose and bald head.

4. He has been disqualified from competing.

5. He was acquitted of the charges.

6. He was acquitted as there was no proof against him.

7. The team consisted entirely of college students.

8. He was too busy to concern himself with my affairs.

9. Parents were concerned about the safety of their children.

10. The news is of concern to all of us.

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