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Prepositions - Exercise 17

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

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1. The candidate was angered _____ the negative article in the newspaper.


2. The bakery takes great pride _____ its cakes and cookies.


3. It is not polite ____ yawn during a lecture.


4. The wife great tired _____ cleaning up after her husband.


5. No one was prepared _____ the bad news.


6. Millicent was confused _____ what she should do with the key.


7. The dog was wearing a muzzle to prevent it _____ barking.


8. The two sides finally agreed _____ one another.


9. People seem concerned _____ the latest robberies in the area.


10. One cup of sugar will be adequate _____ this recipe.



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