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Lesson 7. Practice 2. 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.”

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1. (present / a serious problem) His lack of experience will in this project.

His lack of experience will present a serious problem in this project.

2. (deal / some personal issues) I need some time off from work to

I need some time off from work to deal with some personal issues.

3. (share / the class) Is there anything you’d like to about your project?

Is there anything you’d like to share with the class about your project?

4. (need / account / the salt) If you want to reduce the amount of salt in your diet, you in any processed foods you eat.

If you want to reduce the amount of salt in your diet, you need to account for the salt in any processed foods you eat.

5. (remind / me / my childhood town) This neighborhood .

This neighborhood reminds me of my childhood town.

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

6. (adapt / life in the city) When cities grow, many wild animals .

When cities grow, many wild animals adapt to life in the city.

7. (deal / rude people) When you work with the public, sometimes you have to .

When you work with the public, sometimes you have to deal with rude people.

8. (remind / students / the upcoming exam) Professor Ecks posted an announcement to .

Professor Ecks posted an announcement to remind students of the upcoming exam.

9. (present / their study / many scientists) The researchers will at a conference next week.

The researchers will present their study to many scientists at a conference next week.

10. (account / the failure) No one could in the system despite several weeks of testing.

No one could account for the failure in the system despite several weeks of testing.

Congratulations on completing this exercise!

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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