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Prepositions - Exercise 3

Directions: In the space below each sentence, write the correct preposition that belongs in the blank in each sentence. Choose the correct preposition from the following

at     by     for     from     in     of     on     to     with

When you are finished, click the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page to check your answers.

1. Before Bill could move, Margaret sat down next _____ him.


2. People marveled at how Frances dealt _____ her handicap.


3. Bob, together _____ his friends, failed the exam.


4. Contrary _____ what you believe, the batteries will last a good deal longer.


5. That story is false according _____ Tom.


6. We used to drive large vehicles _____ the past.


7. Your music is interfering _____ my studying.


8. That dress is no longer _____ style.


9. Bertrand has moved _____ Los Angeles.


10. Mary was unsure about the coin's value _____ first.



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