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Lesson 6. Practice 2. Verbs and prepositions (Basic, A1 Level)

Practice 2

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. (stand) Does “brb” “be right back” on the internet?

Does “brb” stand for “be right back” on the internet?

2. (aim / getting a job) Sandra with this company when she finishes college.

Sandra aims at getting a job with this company when she finishes college.

3. (adjust / my new boss) I like my new job, but I still need to .

I like my new job, but I still need to adjust to my new boss.

4. (stand / their children) Parents always no matter what they do.

Parents always stand by their children no matter what they do.

5. (count / you) Can I to help me with this project?

Can I count on you to help me with this project?

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

6. (the teacher / insist) The student wants to write his work by hand, but that he should use a computer.

The student wants to write his work by hand, but the teacher insists that he should use a computer. (no preposition after “insists”)

7. (introduce / you / my teacher) Let me .

Let me introduce you to my teacher.

8. (protect / people / getting sick) Vaccines

Vaccines protect people from getting sick.

9. (protect / their children / bad people) It is important for parents to while they are very young.

It is important for parents to protect their children from bad people while they are very young.

10. (I / stand / it) I am not sure if this is the best decision, but .

I am not sure if this is the best decision, but I stand by it.

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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