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Lesson 7. 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.

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1. Our company deals software. We must either constantly adapt a quickly changing market or fail.

Our company deals in software. (Also with but in sounds more natural)

We must either constantly adapt to a quickly changing market or fail.

2. Elizabeth left her lunch at home, so everyone shared their food her.

Elizabeth left her lunch at home, so everyone shared their food with her.

3. Now that he lives in New York City, Jimmy is having a hard time dealing traffic, noise, and large crowds. It reminds me the time I moved to Chicago. I adapted city life fairly well, so I am sure Jimmy will eventually be all right.

… Jimmy is having a hard time dealing with traffic, noise, and large crowds.

It reminds me of the time I moved to Chicago.

I adapted to city life fairly well, so…

4. The winners were presented medals at the end of the competition.

The winners were presented with medals at the end of the competition.

5. Coffee exports account 59% of this country’s economy.

Coffee exports account for 59% of this country’s economy.

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

6. During the trip, we shared the cost of the hotel three people.

During the trip, we shared the cost of the hotel among three people.

During the trip, we shared the cost of the hotel between three people.

During the trip, we shared the cost of the hotel with three people.

7. Inflation presents difficulties people living on small budgets.

Inflation presents difficulties to people living on small budgets.

8. You do not need to deal your academic difficulties on your own. Let me remind you the many resources available to you.

You do not need to deal with your academic difficulties on your own.

Let me remind you of the many resources available to you.

9. The cashier lost his job because he could not account the money missing from his cash register.

The cashier lost his job because he could not account for the money missing from his cash register.

10. When difficulties present themselves resilient people, they always find ways to overcome them.

When difficulties present themselves to resilient people, they always find ways to overcome them.

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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