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Verbs with prepositions - Upper Intermediate Level

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Here is a quick practice exercise to see how much you remember about common verb-preposition combinations. Think carefully before you decide on the correct answer!

Lesson by Caroline Devane

  • 1. Do you believe ___ ghosts?




  • 2. What were you arguing ___ ?




  • 3. I'm not apologising ___ breaking the lamp, because I didn't do it!




  • 4. My boyfriend is paying ___ me.




  • 5. I confided ___ her because I thought I could trust her.




  • 6. I'm a teacher and I specialise ___ teaching young people.




  • 7. The course in African Studies at SOAS appeals ___ me the most.




  • 8. Always allow ___ some extra time when you travel to the airport.




  • 9. She's always boasting ___ the one time she was on TV!




  • 10. Honestly, I'd prefer ___ go for dinner.