Can you complete each sentence with the correct preposition? Go! Fill in the blanks with the correct preposition I’ve been reading this great book 1)__ the history of Dracula. It talks about everything, 2)_ the original Count Vlad 3)__ all the legends that were made up about him 4)__ he died. Of course, it spends […]
Can you complete each sentence with the correct preposition? Go! Fill in the blanks with “in”, “at”, or “on”. I knew you’d come back to me __ the end. I’m almost __ the end of the book—no spoilers! Ian is __ the hospital right now, visiting his sister. Ian’s sister is __ the hospital […]
Fill in the blanks with “on” or “in”. The train was due to arrive at 4:02pm, and it arrived precisely __ time, neither early nor late. I turned on the TV just __ time to see the last three seconds of the show before the commercials started. Sherlock Holmes noticed that Irene Adler, who was […]
Prepositions: Fill in the gaps with the appropriate word
The Spanish language can be credited with the invention 1)___ two letters. The first, which is actually no longer used in Spanish itself, is the C-cedilla, the Ç. It was created to represent the sound of “ts” 2)___ Medieval Spanish, and it got its name from the diminutive of the Visigothic name for Z, “zeda”, due to the fact that the virgule underneath the C was originally a Z. However, 3)___ the “ts” evolved 4)___ either a “th” or an “s” sound, it was decided that the letter Ç was no longer necessary, so it was dropped in the 18th century. 5)___ that time, however, many other languages, including French and Portuguese, had already adopted it.
Fill in the blanks with the correct preposition
I’m normally a happy person, but 1)___ Christmastime, I find myself a bit depressed. It is mostly due 2)___ the fact that I’m far away 3)___my family. They’re 4)___the other side of the Atlantic, 5)___the west coast of the US, 6)___Washington state. I have to spend 15 hours 7)___ a plane …
Fill in the spaces with the appropriate preposition: in, at, on, to.
I went 1)___ the movie theatre last night because I wanted to see the new Star Trek movie. When I arrived 2)___ the box office*, the line was out the door: apparently, I wasn’t the only one. So I waited 3)___ the line for ten minutes. When I finally got to the window, the sales clerk told me that there was only one seat left: 4)___ the first row, 5)___ the far right of the room. I was desperate, so I took it, even though I knew it wouldn’t be a fun experience.
Complete the text with of, from, since, for.
Mark is originally (1)___ South Africa, but he moved to Barcelona when he graduated college, and has lived there (2)___ fifteen years. He moved into and has lived there (3)___ he arrived. His girlfriend, Helena, is also an immigrant: she is (4)___ Athens, the capital (5)___ Greece. They’ve been going out (6)___ 2008, and they’ve lived together (7)___ six months; in fact, she was one (8)___ the first people he met in Catalonia. (9)___ they’ve been going out, he’s met a lot (10)___ new people, and now he really likes living in Barcelona.
What word, if any, goes in each space? We’re meeting up __ 5:00 __ Tuesday, so don’t be late! ___ next week, I’m flying to Australia. I can’t wait to see a kangaroo! My sister called me __ Saturday morning, and woke me up! I graduated college __ 2005, and started working __ New York […]