Verbs + Prepo 1

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Verbs + Prepo 1
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2013-05-23 16:15:22
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english verbs prepositions
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  1.  The sign on the gate said
    "Beware _______ the
    dog".
    "Beware OF the dog".

  2. Kate blamed Mark _______ ruining the holiday.
    Kate blamed Mark FOR ruining the holiday.
  3. Do you believe __________ fairies?
    Do you believe IN fairies?
  4. They have stopped investing _____ mass media.
    They have stopped investing IN mass media.
  5. We spent $300,000 _______ that campaign.
    We spent $300,000 ON that campaign.
  6. I'll apologise ____ him.

    I'll apologise TO him.
  7. I'll apologise TO him _____ not sending him the script.
    I'll apologise TO him FOR not sending him the script.
  8. Sam was complaining _________  having a stomach ache this morning.
    Sam was complaining ABOUT  having a stomach ache this morning.
  9. What have you been working ____?
    What have you been working ON?
  10. The training programme consists ______ 3 parts.
    The training programme consists OF 3 parts.
  11. I take care ............. my neighbour's cat when she is on holiday.
    • I take care OF my neighbour's cat when she is
    • on holiday.
  12. We congratulated Sarah ______  passing her driving test.
    We congratulated Sarah ON passing her driving test.
  13. John deals ______ a lot of difficult situations in his job.
    John deals WITH a lot of difficult situations in his job.
  14. We decided _______ going to Florida, as it would have been too expensive.
    We decided AGAINST going to Florida, as it would have been too expensive.
  15. You really should do something _____  the
    garden. It's a mess.
    • You really should do something ABOUT the
    • garden. It's a mess.
  16. She'll never forgive me ______ breaking my promise.
    She'll never forgive me FOR breaking my promise.
  17. What are you listening ____?
    What are you listening TO?
  18. Who are you looking _____?
    Who are you looking FOR?
  19. Is it hard for a family to live  ______  only one salary?
    Is it hard for a family to live ON only one salary?
  20. It certainly depends ___ what you mean!
    It certainly depends ON what you mean!

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