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Lesson 3. Practice 2. Verbs and prepositions (Basic, A1 Level)

Practice 2


Based on this lesson, fill in each blank using the verb (and other words) in parentheses, including the correct preposition. In one or more sentences, you do not need a preposition.

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1. (thank)  I need to you helping me yesterday.

I need to thank you for helping me yesterday.

2. (agree)  They finally a name for the new baby.

They finally agree on a name for the new baby.

3. (add/the examination)  Do not forget to your schedule.

Do not forget to add the examination to your schedule.

4. (spend/too much money)  I’m not going to new books this month.

I’m not going to spend too much money on books this month.

5. (explain/me)  Can somebody how to use this website?

Can somebody explain to me how to use this website?

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

6. (hope/good weather)  When I’m at the beach this weekend, I .

When I’m at the beach this weekend, I hope for good weather.

7. (wait/the movie)  We’re to start.

We’re waiting for the movie to start.

8. (hope/better results)  I in my courses this semester.

I hope for better results in my courses this semester.

9. (focus/the important details)  When you read a long article, you need to .

When you read a long article, you need to focus on the important details.

10. (explain/the lesson/the students)  A good teacher always very patiently.

A good teacher always explains the lesson to the students very patiently.

More Practice

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

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

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