Verb+Preposition

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  1. I don't like if a guy insists ______ paying everything everytime we go out.
    I don't like if a guy insists on paying everything everytime we go out.
  2. The IELTS consists ______ speaking, writing, listening, and reading.
    The IELTS consists of speaking, writing, listening, and reading.
  3. I can't concentrate ______ what I'm studying if the other people in the room are noisy.
    I can't concentrate on what I'm studying if the other people in the room are noisy.
  4. I don't bother taking revenge _____ someone who has been mean to me.
    I don't bother taking revenge on someone who has been mean to me.
  5. The government is heavily criticized _____ not passing the law on gay marriage.
    The government is heavily criticized for not passing the law on gay marriage.
  6. My sister once asked me to help her to translate an English article ______ Italian.
    My sister once asked me to help her to translate an English article into Italian.
  7. My friend Giovanna wanted to specialize _______ criminal law.
    My friend Giovanna wanted to specialize in criminal law.
  8. I'm still waiting for Elisa to apologize ______ her awful behaviour.
    I'm still waiting for Elisa to apologize for her awful behaviour.
  9. Everybody blamed me ______ the mistake, even if it wasn't my fault.
    Everybody blamed me for the mistake, even if it wasn't my fault.
  10. She accused me _____ eating her food without repaying her!
    She accused me of eating her food without repaying her!
  11. I think it's never a good a idea to borrow a car _____ someone who's not a relative.
    I think it's never a good a idea to borrow a car from someone who's not a relative.
  12. I agree with the fact that is often not a good idea to lend your books _____your friends.
    I agree with the fact that is often not a good idea to lend your books to your friends.
  13. I'll be very happy if I succeed _____ graduating next year.
    I'll be very happy if I succeed in graduating next year.
  14. I think parents should forbid their children to watch movies aimed _____ people over 18.
    I think parents should forbid their children to watch movies aimed at people over 18.
  15. My cousin Anna was named ____ our grandmother and my brother Lorenzo was named _____ our grandfather.
    My cousin Anna was named after our grandmother and my brother Lorenzo was named after our grandfather.
  16. She knew she could rely _____ my to keep her secret.
    She knew she could rely on my to keep her secret.
  17. When I eat pizza I like to divide it _____ four equal parts, firstly. Then, each part can be eaten or divided again _____ two slices.
    When I eat pizza I like to divide it into four equal parts, firstly. Then, each part can be eaten or divided again into two slices.
  18. If your mobile is broken, you should complain to the seller _____ that.
    If your mobile is broken, you should complain to the seller about that.
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BIDI
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314833
Card Set:
Verb+Preposition
Updated:
2016-01-28 21:25:50
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prepositions verbpreposition
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IELTS
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verb+preposition
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