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20 Mixed Preposition Questions

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Prepositions are the words found before nouns, pronouns, or other substantives to form phrases functioning as modifiers of verbs, nouns, or adjectives.

They give us more information on where, when and why things happen.

Using the wrong preposition is a common mistake made by English learners.

Choose the best preposition in each sentence:

  • 1) I was born ___ May.




  • 2) They climbed ___ the highest hill they could find.




  • 3) We got married ___ our son was born.




  • 4) The farmer wakes up ___ sunrise.




  • 5) The River Thames flows ____ London.




  • 6) I think Sharon just drove ___ us.




  • 7) We moved into our apartment ___ 2012.




  • 8) She hurt her arm when she fell ___ her bike.




  • 9) The bird flew low ___ our heads.




  • 10) We have to get ___ the bus at the next stop.




  • 11) They go trekking ___ summer.




  • 12) I haven't seen her ___ last year.




  • 13) These shoes cost me ___ 50 dollars.




  • 14) I sat ___ her in the cinema.




  • 15) For safety she keeps her jewelry locked ___ a safe.




  • 16) The film was directed ___ Michael Bay.




  • 17) We washed all the dishes ___ breakfast.




  • 18) I learned French ___ school.




  • 19) The fox crawled ___ the fence.




  • 20) I waited for her ___ the museum.