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Lesson 9. Practice 2. Verbs and prepositions (Basic, A1 Level)

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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.

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1. (compliment / our class / our hard work) Our teacher always .

Our teacher always compliments us on our hard work.

2. (he / shout / us / sometimes) If we don’t do the work, .

If we don’t do the work, he sometimes shouts at us

If we don’t do the work, he will sometimes shout at us

3. (base / their work / good science) Good scientists always .

Good scientists always base their work on good science.

4. (accused / the poor woman / stealing) The store clerk .

The store clerk accused the poor woman of stealing.

5. (complain) What are you ?

What are you complaining about?

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

6. (complimented / the chef / the delicious food) The customer .

The customer complimented the chef on the delicious food.

7. (shout / the neighbors / help) When the old woman fell, she .

When the old woman fell, she shouted to the neighbors for help.

8. (concentrate / this assignment) Please be quiet. I need to .

Please be quiet. I need to concentrate on this assignment.

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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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