Basic Preposition Quiz! Test Your Grammar

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  • 1. 

    I’ll lend you the money if you promise to pay it ____ by next month.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "back" because it completes the sentence grammatically and makes sense in the context. The phrase "pay it back" means to return the borrowed money.

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  • 2. 

    You really should avoid getting ____ too much debt.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "into". In this sentence, "into" is used to indicate movement or action towards a specific destination or result. The phrase "getting into debt" means accumulating or acquiring debt. The sentence suggests that it is advisable to avoid accumulating excessive debt.

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  • 3. 

    I can’t believe how much I spend ____ coffees!

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on". This preposition is used to indicate the amount of money spent for a particular item or activity. In this case, the speaker is expressing surprise at the amount of money they spend specifically on coffees.

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  • 4. 

    For my last birthday my aunt gave me £50 ____ cash.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in" because the sentence is indicating that my aunt gave me £50 in the form of cash. The preposition "in" is used to show the means or method by which something is given or received. In this case, the cash is the means or method of giving the £50.

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  • 5. 

    They charged us £10 ____ this theatre programme!

    Explanation
    The word "for" is the correct answer because it indicates the reason or purpose for which the amount of £10 was charged. In this case, the £10 was charged for the theatre programme.

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