Prepositions exercise

May 9, 2011pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions. Choose your answers from the options given in the brackets.

1. This material is different …………………… that. (from / to / with)

2. You should explain this …………………… them. (to / at / with)

3. He has been absent ………………… Monday. (since /for / from)

4. I haven’t been to the theatre ………………… a long time. (since / for /from)

5. He goes ……………….. school by car. (to / at / on)

6. This is a comfortable house to live ……………… (on / at / in)

7. They are called …………………. different names. (by / with / for)

8. We should not spend money ………………. luxuries. (for / on / with)

9. I gave him a chair to sit ………………. (on / at / in)

10. The new term begins …………………. June 1st. (on / in / from)

11. He poured the tea ………………….. the mug. (into / on / in)

12. He said that he was very pleased ……………………. my work. (with / on / at)

Answers

1. This material is different from that.

2. You should explain this to them.

3. He has been absent since Monday.

4. I haven’t been to the theatre for a long time.

5. He goes to school by car.

6. This is a comfortable house to live in.

7. They are called by different names.

8. We should not spend money on luxuries.

9. I gave him a chair to sit on.

10. The new term begins on June 1st.

11. He poured the tea into the mug.

12. He said that he was very pleased with my work.

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