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G.20 - Prepositions and prepositional phrases

Prepositions Test

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Take a look at the ten sentences below. You will notice that each one is missing a preposition. Choose which one is correct for each sentence.

Prepositions are used before nouns, noun phrases or pronouns, connecting them to other words.

How to use 'over'

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'There time as University is now over.'

The word over can be used as in a number of ways as a preposition, adjective or adverb. Let's take a look at some of its more basic uses:

Prepositions Practice

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'This book was written ___ Charles Dickens.'


It's time to test your understanding of prepositions. Take a look at the ten sentences and choose the correct preposition.

Link: Test your Prepositions knowledge!


Test your Prepositions knowledge!

Average: 3.9 (67 votes)

How good are you with prepositions? Let's find out! Take a look at the following ten sentences and choose the correct preposition to complete each sentence.


Link: Prepositions of Time

Link: Mixed Preposition Quiz

Prepositions list and test

Average: 3.4 (41 votes)

'The woman climed over the wall.'

It's about time that we took another look at some prepositions, isn't it? Here we have a list of all the major prepositions used in English. As prepositions can have more than one meaning it would be impossible to explain them all here.

There is a quiz for you to try at the bottom.