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Lesson 10. Practice 1. Verbs and prepositions (Basic, A1 Level)

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Instructions

Based on this lesson, fill in the blanks with the correct preposition. In one or more sentences, you do not need to use a preposition.

When you are finished, click “Answer.”

You can use the “tab button” on your keyboard to move between blanks and the “Answer” buttons.

Note. Your answers will not be submitted. When you leave this page, they will be deleted.

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1. Can you distinguish an American accent a Canadian accent?

Can you distinguish an American accent from a Canadian accent?

2. When you become a doctor, what will you specialize ?

When you become a doctor, what will you specialize in?

3. The children are fighting their toys again.

The children are fighting over their toys again.

4. Good supervisors don’t let their personal feelings interfere who they choose to do the job.

Good supervisors don’t let their personal feelings interfere in who they choose to do the job.

5. Martin Luther King Jr. fought racism in the United States.

Martin Luther King Jr. fought against racism in the United States.

Martin Luther King Jr. fought racism in the United States. (no preposition after “fought")

 If you are having problems, study the lesson again. Then come back to this practice.

6. I congratulate you passing all your courses.

I congratulate you on passing all your courses.

7. This store specializes European food and wine.

This store specializes in European food and wine.

8. Married couples sometimes fight money.

Married couples sometimes fight about money.

(”Over” is also possible, but “about” makes more sense in this context.)

9. Not getting enough sleep interferes your ability to think clearly.

Not getting enough sleep interferes with your ability to think clearly.

10. Can you distinguish Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese?

Can you distinguish between Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese?

11. Pedro and Elizabeth are fighting who is going to do the dishes tonight.

Pedro and Elizabeth are fighting about who is going to do the dishes tonight.

12. Carlos is fighting a serious illness.

Carlos is fighting against a serious illness.

Carlos is fighting a serious illness. (no preposition)

More Practice

Practice 1. Fill in the blanks using the correct prepositions after the verbs in this lesson. (this page)

Practice 2. Complete sentences using the verbs and prepositions in this lesson.

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