P6 - Grammar 4 - Intensive Prepositions (1)

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Being a global language, English is important to learn in order to become successful in your career. Prepositions are words used in showing relationship between two nouns or pronouns. The quiz below tests on intensive prepositions in depth. All the very best.

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  • 1. 

    We are prepared __________ the dinner party tomorrow.

    The word "for" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate the purpose or intended use of being prepared. In this context, it means that we have made the necessary arrangements or taken the necessary actions in anticipation of the dinner party that will take place tomorrow.

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  • 2. 

    I am bad __________ English.

    The correct answer is "at". This is because the phrase "I am bad at English" is a common way to express that someone does not have a strong ability or skill in the English language. The preposition "at" is used to indicate the specific area or subject in which someone lacks proficiency.

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  • 3. 

    We are anxious __________ our test results.

    The word "anxious" is typically used to express a feeling of worry or unease. In this context, the word "about" is the most appropriate preposition to complete the sentence and convey the intended meaning. It indicates that the speaker is concerned or worried about their test results.

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  • 4. 

    May is proud __________ her beauty appearance .

    The sentence is incomplete and lacks context, but based on the given answer "of," it can be inferred that May is proud of her beauty appearance. The word "of" is used to indicate possession or association, suggesting that May takes pride in her appearance.

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  • 5. 

    My brother is very good __________ fencing.

    The word "at" is the correct answer because it is the appropriate preposition to use after the adjective "good" in this context. When we say someone is "good at" something, it means they have skill or proficiency in that particular activity. Therefore, the correct sentence would be "My brother is very good at fencing."

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  • 6. 

    I was surprised __________ meet John at the concert.

    The word "at" is the correct answer because it is used to show surprise or disbelief about a particular event or situation. In this case, the speaker is surprised to meet John at the concert, indicating that the speaker did not expect to see him there.

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  • 7. 

    The students are ready __________ the exam.

    The correct answer is "for" because it indicates the purpose or intention of the students, which is to be prepared or equipped for the exam.

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  • 8. 

    My father is used __________ staying up late at his office.

    The correct answer is "to". This is because the phrase "used to" is used to indicate a past habit or state that is no longer true. In this sentence, it implies that the speaker's father has developed a habit of staying up late at his office.

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    My uniform is different __________ my brother's.

    The correct answer is "from". The word "different" indicates a comparison between two things, in this case, the speaker's uniform and their brother's uniform. The word "from" is used to show the comparison or contrast between the two uniforms, indicating that they are not the same.

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  • 10. 

    This restaurant is famous __________ Chinese food.

    The word "for" is used to indicate the reason or purpose for which something is famous. In this case, the restaurant is famous for its Chinese food, suggesting that the restaurant is well-known and highly regarded for serving Chinese cuisine.

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