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Answers: 14 Typical Mistakes With Prepositions

  • June 27, 2016
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Choose one: To/At

  • We arrived at the station.
  • Let’s meet at Adams’.
  • I’m going to you.
  • Mary returned to the store.
  • She knows that he’s always at his friends’.Wake up!

Choose one: For/Since

  • We’ve been studying maths for five years.
  • You’ve been studying languages since I know you.
  • He has been traveling for five years.
  • I’ve been here for the whole hour. Where have you been?
  • He’s been with the company since it was established.

Choose one: In/For/On/At (Dates, Seasons, Times, Months and Holidays)

  • Muriel has a meeting in the morning.
  • She’ll be here at 6:00 PM as she’s always in time.
  • The term paper is due at 8:00 AM on the 5th.
  • He’d like to travel in August.
  • She’ll buy tickets for (for this date)/on (that day) the 12th of August for them.
  • The whole family loves to go sailing in the springtime.
  • Are you going to the barbecue on the 4th of July?


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Choose one: About/Up to/Around (Quantities)

  • Thank you, but it’s enough. I ate up to six cakes today.
  • It’ll be around four films for today.
  • I don’t know exactly, but it’s about 20.

Choose one: In/On/At (Regions & Places)

  • There’s a bank on Birch Street.
  • Currently, my parents live in France.
  • We drove to the beach and swam in the ocean.
  • The Andersons live at 144 Byrd Lane.
  • By the seaside certainly, should be fresh air.
  • Mark is afraid of bears.
  • I’m afraid (zero preposition) that you can’t do it as soon as possible.
  • For the love of mercy, stop that noise.
  • Usually, he feels no concern for anything.
  • You should study for a degree.
  • Please, don’t worry about us; we’ll be safe.

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