Verb + prepositions exercise

February 14, 2012pdf

Many verbs require prepositions before their objects. Note that the preposition is dropped when there is no object.

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. Why are you looking ………………………. me like that?

2. I would like you to listen …………………….. this.

3. Let us talk …………………… your new projects.

4. I ran ………………… James at Victoria Station yesterday.

5. How long have you been married …………………… her?

6. I am thinking …………………….. studying engineering.

7. A week after the accident he died ………………………. his injuries.

8. I half believe …………………. life after death.

9. I must apologize ……………………. disturbing you.

10. He left the firm because he didn’t agree ………………….. their sales policy.

Answers

1. Why are you looking at me like that?

2. I would like you to listen to this.

3. Let us talk about your new projects.

4. I ran into James at Victoria Station yesterday.

5. How long have you been married to her.

6. I am thinking of studying engineering.

7. A week after the accident he died from his injuries.

8. I half believe in life after death.

9. I must apologize for disturbing you.

10. He left the firm because he didn’t agree with their sales policy.

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