P6 - Grammar 5 - Intensive Prepositions (2)

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  • 1. 

    Smoking is bad __________ for one's health.

    The word "for" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence and forms a prepositional phrase. In this context, "for" indicates the purpose or intended result of smoking, which is detrimental to one's health. Without the word "for," the sentence would be incomplete and lack clarity.

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  • 2. 

    I am tired __________ doing assessments.

    The word "of" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence and forms a prepositional phrase. The phrase "tired of" indicates that the person is exhausted or fed up with doing assessments.

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  • 3. 

    We are pleased __________ the good news.

    The word "pleased" is often followed by the preposition "with" to indicate the source or reason for the pleasure. In this sentence, "pleased" is used to express satisfaction or happiness about the good news. Therefore, the correct preposition to complete the sentence is "with."

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  • 4. 

    My brother is talented __________ drawing.

    The correct answer is "at." This is because the word "talented" is followed by a preposition, and the most common preposition used to describe someone's skill or ability is "at." Therefore, the correct sentence would be "My brother is talented at drawing."

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  • 5. 

    I am very satisfied __________ the test results

    The correct answer is "with" because the phrase "very satisfied" requires a preposition to show what the speaker is satisfied with. In this case, "with" is the appropriate preposition to indicate satisfaction with the test results.

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  • 6. 

    The man is quarreling __________ the police.

    The correct answer is "with". This preposition is used to indicate a conflict or disagreement between two parties, in this case, the man and the police. It suggests that the man is engaged in an argument or dispute with the police.

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  • 7. 

    We all agree__________ what he said.

    The given sentence states that "We all agree ______ what he said." The word "with" is the correct answer as it is the preposition that is commonly used to show agreement or conformity. It indicates that everyone in the group is in agreement with what he said.

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  • 8. 

    Dog are faithful __________ man

    Dogs are faithful companions to man. They are known for their loyalty and devotion towards their owners. They are always by their side, providing love, support, and protection. Dogs have been domesticated for thousands of years and have formed a special bond with humans. They are often considered as man's best friend because of their unwavering loyalty and trust.

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  • 9. 

    Uncle Ray is famous __________ his novels.

    Uncle Ray is famous for his novels. This means that his novels have gained him recognition and made him well-known among people. The word "for" indicates the reason or cause for his fame, which in this case is his novels.

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  • 10. 

    Your new umbrella is similar __________ mine.

    The correct answer is "to". In this sentence, the word "similar" is used to compare the new umbrella with "mine". The word "to" is a preposition that is commonly used to indicate a comparison or similarity between two things. Therefore, the correct preposition to use in this context is "to".

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