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Prepositions - practice

Prepositions - practice

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Complete the sentences below by filling in with the correct prepositions where

necessary: 1. Jane is arriving ........ January 26 ............... 2 o'clock .................... the afternoon. 2. It snows here every year ............... December. We always go outside and play in the snow ........... Christmas day. 3. Michael is leaving ............... Friday ................ noon. 4. Frankie started working for her law firm ............... 1995. 5. Franklin began working on the project ............... yesterday. 6. Normally, ............. New Year's Eve, it's tradition to kiss the one you love ........ midnight. 7 Don't be ridiculous; there were no telephones ........... the seventeenth century! The telephone was invented .................. the 1870s. 8. The plane leaves ................. tomorrow morning .................. 8:00 AM. 9. The hills here are covered with wildflowers ............... early spring. 10. We met at the restaurant .................. 6:30 and stayed ................... 10:30.
II. Complete the sentences below by filling in with the correct prepositions where

necessary: 1. She always gets up early ............... the morning, so she can make it to class .......... time. 2. I was sick, so I didn't go to work .......... last Thursday, but I did go to work ............. Friday. 3. Mary stopped talking ................. the middle of her story, and suddenly started to cry. I think we were all crying .................. the time she finished telling us what had happened. 4. Late .................. night, you can here coyotes howling in the distance. 5. Just wait a second, I'll be there ........... a minute. 6. I need to give my parents a call. I haven't talked to them .................. over a month. 7. Barbara is going to start her new job ................... next September.. 8. The professor said ............. the first day of the course that there would be a big final test ..................... the end of the semester. 9. I have been sitting here ................ more than an hour. If they don't arrive ............... the next ten minutes, I'm leaving.
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........ the woods.... the ticket counter . Complete the sentences below by filling in with the correct prepositions where necessary: 1.... southwest Colorado..................... but there are many forms of life .... Delancy Street.. 3. 2. 5........ 2.. Toby was . so we couldn't exchange money... You can buy your rail passes ........... the world... The kids are learning about the Civil War ........ 5........... The brown bears found .... Fred loves to go camping ....... the lake. the end......... Jane and Debbie saw dolphins ........ the hospital for two weeks after his motorcycle accident .. When I visit them.......10.. While they were hiking ................................... We were really worried ......... the exchange counter .... She bought her wedding dress ......... the moon. Ridgeback Mountain... the shore and watch the kids swimming .... the airport......... Telluride.. 3............... work.... IV......... The conference was held ... but Kyle prefers to camp .... 9......... 10..... III.............practice Page 2 ........ any train station ..... We have DSL Internet access . the country... the freeway................. I always love to sit ... There is no life . The old man who was standing .............. They have a small house ... Kodiak Island are the largest .... You can buy stamps ......... but I don't have a high-speed connection .. 8.. a small town ........... the ocean while they were having a picnic ....... the ocean floor............. their history class ........ everything worked out because we were able to exchange money at the hotel................ Saturdays. home. the beach......... a ski resort . an exclusive shop .. Laurelle and Frank saw a bear ............................ 4. school.. the desert............. Fifth Avenue............ the post office .. Complete the sentences below by filling in with the correct prepositions where necessary: 1.... Nathan was able to exchange money .......... 7... the street..... first because the banks were closed . a lake in the countryside.... But ...... Prepositions ... 6......... the mountains... 4........ the corner yelled at the kids who were playing ..................

... Dr................... Complete the sentences below by filling in with the correct prepositions where necessary: 1....... the refrigerator.. Lily had problems climbing back ... 7.practice Page 3 .. 9.. You can go .... 6.. I stood .... the ticket window .. but as she was backing ...... almost immediately......... there is a freshly baked chocolate cake ....... When Mrs. she scratched the car parked next to her.... Donna went ......... the street on the left near the hospital............ he could see several tourist boats ... 8. 9. she realized she was on the wrong floor................... work when Bill called. The post office is just .................. While Dave was . Our customer service center will help you solve that problem.. As Samantha was climbing . 5.... If you want anything to eat.... While Shirley was in Tacy's department store .............. 10.... his office ........ Mike was sitting .. 3....... 4. the tree house because she had injured her ankle as she was climbing ...... "You kids had better come ...... the hall and take the elevator .. the river that runs through Paris.. the elevator.............. . the mall. she ran into Evan and Lea .. we decided to walk ............... she slipped and fell back .. his desk ........ Bill was ..... now....... ......................... the top of the Eiffel Tower............ Wilson is ready to see you.. the furniture department. ............... 10..... 7............. Prepositions ............... Although you can take an elevator . the swimming pool................ the top of the Eiffel Tower.............................. the parking space. the table .. V.............. 2. so she quickly jumped back ... before the doors closed..6......... She didn't have any difficulty pulling ... right now!" 8.. Sims saw the kids playing on the roof she screamed......... the kitchen and plenty of food ......... the second floor.... the Seine... Asia on business........ but I don't think she found what she was looking for because she came back ......... there...... Just as Debbie was stepping ..... the store. I was exhausted by the time we got to the top........ the movie theater to get tickets for the film........ line for thirty minutes .... Just walk .....

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