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Test your Prepositions knowledge!

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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

Between and Among

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Here we take a look at the prepositions of place between and among. We'll look at how to use them and the difference between them.

between

Between means 'in or into the space which separates at least two places, people or objects.'

Present continuous spelling rules

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continuous verbs

To make continuous verbs add -ing to the base verb:

Subject verb agreement

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Take a look at the two following sentences. Which is correct?

'She likes flowers.'
'She like flowers.'

I hope that you said that the first sentence, 'She likes flowers is correct', is correct. But why is it correct?

Continuous Passives

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Let's take a look at how to make continuous passive sentences.

First of all, let's look an example active sentence:

'The workers are painting the bridge.'

In the above sentence:

Which sentences have mistakes? part 4

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Take a look at the following seven sentences and decide if they have any mistakes or if they are correct.

Click on why below to find out what is wrong with the mistake sentences.

How to use Would

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'I would love to travel the world.'

Using Too and Not Something Enough

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When we are unhappy about something we can complain about it. Complain is the verb and complaint is the noun. The collocation is 'make a complaint' or 'have a complaint'.

Making passive sentences

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Below you will see some sentences. Put the words into the correct sentence and change the main verb into its passive form (past participle):

Remember:

In an active sentence we say:

'Farmers grow vegetables'

In passive sentences we say:

'Vegetables are grown by farmers'

 

A pair of...

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'A pair of...?'

A pair of is used with two things that look the same, are the same size and are meant to be used together.

Example:
A pair of shoes
A pair of pajamas
A pair of gloves

We also use a pair of for something that is made of two items joined together