Category: Prepositions

Verbs + prepositions.

Complete the sentences with a suitable preposition.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. I apologise being late. I missed the bus.2. I was waiting the bus when I saw that beautiful girl.3. Peter was accused stealing money but I'm sure he didn't do that.4. I didn't understand at first but Tom explained everything me.5. She asked me the key because he had lost hers.6. Kate blamed the accident Peter but it wasn't his fault.7. Paul is allergic many different things so his life isn't easy.8. He insisted going out but none of us wanted to.9. Whether we'll go or not depends the weather.10. You listen music too loud. Can you turn it down?11. I'm very proud my daughter. She's such a smart kid.12. You can rely Mark. He's a responsible man.13. He always resorts lying when he's asked about his past.14. He was able to cope poverty and now he's a very successful manager.15. You should restrain yourself eating fast food if you want to lose weight.