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Preposition

Underline the correct preposition in each bracket.


1. His family has been in London (for, since) two years.
2. Your birthday is (in, on) January, but mine is (in, on) June 17.
3. The Thongprasert family lives (at, on) Charoennakhon Road (in, on)
Bangkok.
4. When you send a letter, don’t forget to put a stamp (in, on) the
envelope.
5. Martinet will leave here (for, to) England (in, at) the end of June.
6. Columbus discovered America (in, on) 1942.
7. Michigan is situated (among, between) Lake Michigan and Lake
Huron.
8. Suni walked (in, into) the kitchen and put her shopping-bag (on, over)
the table.
9. It takes three yards (of, by) material to make a dress.
10. I have just received the bill (to, in) the middle of the month.
11. Mr. William spends five hours (in, on) his office (on, at) 655/3
Wireless Road every day.
12.The headmaster let me do instead (of, for) him.
13.We can meet each other (by, at) dinner because we are these days very
busy.
14.Every year many Thais die (by, of) cancer.
15.They will have finished this work (in, by) next month.
16.We must go to the station (on, in) a hurry, because there are five
minutes left.
17.Today the cabinet will have a meeting (in, at) midday.
18.His brother always gets up (in, at) dawn.
19.Most people like to go to Bangsaen (during, between) the summer
holidays.
20.The plane will fly in France (in, on) Tuesday (at, on) eleven o’clock
(in, at) the morning.
21.The Grand Palace is situated (among, during, between) Wat Po and the
University of Fine Arts.
22.There is only one (among, between, during) the boys that knew the
answer of this question.
23.The Browns will arrive (to, in, at) Thailand (at, on) Christmas.
24.When we write to our friends, we should write (with, by, in) ink.
25.This liquid smells (as, like) turpentine.

Choose the correct preposition in parenthesis.


1. The police accused me (to, of, by, on) stealing a car.
2. Steven is accustomed (to, of with, on) eating Thai food.
3. His knowledge is superior (than, to, at, on) hers.
4. The novel written in U.S.A. is based (on, from, by, in) his experience
of life.
5. Let me congratulate you (in, with, on, to) your success.
6. Though I don’t allow him to say, he persists (of, on, at, in) saying.
7. I went to see my friend (of, off, from, in) at Don Muang when he left
here for England.
8. My friend boasted (about, on, of, to) his success too much.
9. These foreigners want to exchange dollars (for, in, with, at) Thai
money at my office.
10. Can he confess the truth (at, with, on, to) the police?

11.Thai soldiers have to protect their country, and they won’t yield (with,
to, from, by) the communists.
12.Her means is equivalent (to, with, than, at) yours.
13.Our teacher prohibited us (to, from, about, at) smoking.
14. She is sick (of, to, at, on) living with her husband together.
15.Your manager is never responsible (of, for, to with) his duty.
16.Somsri was employed (to, of, at, in) washing clothes in my house.
17.His brother is disappointed (to, with, for, at) low marks.
18.Our country is famous (about, for, to, at) the fine arts.
19.This television is similar (with, for, about, to) that one.
20.You shouldn’t be jealous (of, with, from, to) her beauty.
21.When you get (to, by, off, at) the post office, please lay this letter into
the box.
22.Her reason is excellent so I give (on, in, to, with) her.
23.After his father had died, he took (on, over, with, up) chattel.
24.He lost his pen and then he went back to look (after, at, for, in) it.
25.She suspected you (to, of, on, in) the thief who stole her diamond ring
last night.

Supply the correct preposition in the space using to, for, with, on,
from, and of.
1. I introduced him ……………… my new friend.
2. She preferred Pepsi …………….. Cola.
3. While we are here, we should remind him ………….. his father.
4. Please add this number ………………. that one.
5. The teacher explained this question ………………. us yesterday.
6. Could you keep this money …………….. your wedding?
7. The foreman excused me ……………… being late.
8. Thank you very much …………….. explaining about this problem.
9. I want to subtract this figure ………………. the total.
10.There is something to compensate you ……………. this loss.
Choose the best answer.
1. I am going ……….. town.
A. for B. at C. inside D. into
2. I took the money ………… the safe.
A. at B. from C. on D. off
3. Dan put the bag ………… the floor.
A. above B. at C. in D. on
4. We will be there …………. the afternoon.
A. in B. at C. on D. from
5. The letter arrived …………. Monday morning.
A. at B. from C. on D. in
6. He will come ………… four o’clock.
A. from B. at C. till D. on
7. He threw the ball ………….. the wall and it bounced back.
A. on B. to C. against D. at
8. Who sat ……….. Suda?
A. against B. besides C. beside D. between
9. ……….. spring, flowers bloom.
A. At B. In C. On D. From
10. I took a book ………. the shelf.
A. of B. from C. between D. among
11. It was very cold, about twenty degrees ………… zero.
A. under B. over C. below D. above
12. …………… the children left, the house was very quiet.
A. After B. Before C. Until D. Since
13. I was ill …………. January to March.
A. till B. until C. between D. from
14. I have worked in the restaurant ……….. six months, but then it
closed.
A. since B. for C. until D. from
15. We have been in Vienna ……….. 1998.
A. since B. for C. at D. in
16. She has been ………….. New York for a week.
A. at B. into C. on D. in
17. Chinese people enjoy themselves …………….. Chinese New Year’s
Day.
A. at B. on C. in D. with
18. There is a difference ………. your bag and mine.
A. at B. after C. between D. with
19. I usually work from 9 a.m. ………. 5 p.m.
A. for B. by C. at D. until
20. I live ……….. Sukumvit Road.
A. in B. on C. at D. by