Printable Handout: Prepositions after Verbs

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Instructions: Choose the correct preposition.

Q1 - The train got ____ at nine o'clock.
at
in
to
Q2 - Everyone was listening ____ the news.
to
at
Q3 - They laughed ____ him.
to
of
at
Q4 - We arrived _____ the station an hour late.
at
in
to
Q5 - They decided ____ the grey sofa.
to
on
Q6 - What is he talking ----?
about
to
Q7 - Who is she speaking ____?
tp
at
Q8 - I've thought a lot _____ them recently.
for
from
about
Q9 - I chatted ____ them yesterday.
to
with
Either could be used here.
Q10 - I couldn't cope ____ it.
about
for
of
with
Q11 - The report focuses ____ social problems.
at
to
in
on
Q12 - I fear ____ his health.
to
from
for
Q13 - She cares ____ the environment.
about
of
from
Q14 - They apologized ____ the mistake.
to
of
for
Q15 - He confided ___ me.
in
to
Either could be used here.
Q16 - It depends ____ you.
of
on
Either could be used here.
Q17 - Can we rely____ them?
on
of
to

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