BBC Learning English Quiznet Adjectives and prepositions

1. a) b) c) d) 2. a) b) c) d) 3. a) b) c) d) 4. a) b) c) d) 5. a) b) c) d) 6. a) b) c) d)

He's very worried __________ his business just now. It's hardly making any profit at all. from about of with We were all completely amazed __________ the magician. His card tricks were brilliant. about by with of I'm really terrified __________ needles. I hate getting injections. for to of in He's really interested _________. in cooking in learning to cook in learning cooking all of the above Sorry. It was stupid _________ the train. of me to miss about me of missing of me about missing in me to miss I can't do anything with my broken arm. It's very kind __________. Thanks. by you in helping me with you to help me of you by helping none of the above

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ANSWERS: 1. a. b. c. d. a) b) c) d) He's very worried __________ his business just now. It's hardly making any profit at all. from about of with This is the wrong preposition. Try again. Correct. This is the right preposition with worried. This is the wrong preposition. Try again. This is the wrong preposition. Try again.

2. a) b) c) d) a) b) c) d)

We were all completely amazed __________ the magician. His card tricks were brilliant. about by with of This is the wrong preposition. Try again. Well done! This is the right preposition with amazed. This is the wrong preposition. Try again. This is the wrong preposition. Try again.

3. a) b) c) d)

I'm really terrified __________ needles. I hate getting injections. for to of in

a) b) c) d)

This is the wrong preposition. Try again. This is the wrong preposition. Try again. Well done! This is the right preposition with terrified/frightened/afraid/scared etc. This is the wrong preposition. Try again.

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4. a) b) c) d) a) b) c) d)

He's really interested _________. in cooking in learning to cook in learning cooking all of the above Although this option is correct, there are also other answers that are right too. Try again. Although this option is correct, there are also other answers that are right too. Try again. Although this option is correct, there are also other answers that are right too. Try again. Well done! All these options are correct.

5. a) b) c) d)

Sorry. It was stupid _________ the train. of me to miss about me of missing of me about missing in me to miss

a) b) c) d)

Well done! This is the correct pattern after stupid/silly/good/bad/polite/rude/kind etc. This isn't the correct. Try again. This isn't the correct. Try again. This isn't the correct. Try again.

6. a) b) c) d) a) b) c) d)

I can't do anything with my broken arm. It's very kind __________. Thanks. by you in helping me with you to help me of you by helping none of the above This isn't the correct. Try again. This isn't the correct. Try again. This isn't the correct. Try again. Correct. All of these options are incorrect. It should be of you to help me.

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