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Two-word Prepositions

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Many prepositions we use are single words like in, on and at. These are called simple prepositions.

There are also prepositions which are made up of two or three words. These complex prepositions act in the same way as single-word prepositions.

How many of these two-word prepositions are you familiar with?

Let me know if you have any questions about the meanings of any of these sentences.

Link:Quiz on prepositions

  • 1 - The weather will be great ___ the newspaper.




  • 2 - They arrived late ___ the heavy traffic.




  • 3 - Amir lives ___ his work.




  • 4 - There must have been an accident on the road ___ us.




  • 5 - ___ Sally, everyone was at the conference.




  • 6 - We're going to marry ___ what anyone thinks.




  • 7 - He takes the train ___ his fear of driving.




  • 8 - We achieved our sales target ___ all your hard work.




  • 9 - It's open every day ___ Sundays.




  • 10 - I'll ride in the carriage ___ you and Natalie.