Prepositional Phrases

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1. I would prefer to stay at home ____ going out.

  • instead than
  • instead from
  • instead to
  • instead of

 

2. _____ my colleagues, I would like to thank our supervisor for his help.

  • In behalf of
  • To behalf of
  • On behalf of
  • From behalf of

 

3. Due to _______ interest, the company decided not to continue with the program.

  • lack from
  • lack of
  • lack with
  • lack on

 

4. _____ bad weather, we will change the picnic location to indoors.

  • In case
  • In case of
  • In case to
  • In case from

 

5. My colleagues drive to work every day; _____ me, I like to ride my bike.

  • As for
  • As of
  • As to
  • As from

 

6. _____ Mary, who preferred skiing, the family loved going to the beach during the holidays..

  • apart to
  • apart from
  • apart
  • apart of

 

7. Although they have nothing ______ and share no similar interests, they get along quite well.

  • in common
  • in common to
  • in common of
  • in common with

 

8. _____ the President, the United States economy has improved significantly since last year.

  • According
  • According in
  • According from
  • According to

 

9. I'm all ____ supporting humanitarian causes through donations.

  • in favor of
  • in favor to
  • in favor for
  • in favor from

 

10. _________ the teacher’s strike, school was closed for a week.

  • because
  • because to
  • because of
  • because from

______________________________________________________________________________________________________

answers:

1. I would prefer to stay at home instead of going out.

2. On behalf of my colleagues, I would like to thank our supervisor for his help.

3. Due to lack of interest, the company decided not to continue with the program.

4. In case of bad weather, we will change the picnic location to indoors.

5. My colleagues drive to work every day; As for me, I like to ride my bike.

6. Apart from Mary, who preferred skiing, the family loved going to the beach during the holidays.

7. Although they have nothing in common and share no similar interests, they get along quite well.

8. According to the President, the United States economy has improved significantly since last year.

9. I'm all in favor of supporting humanitarian causes through donations.

10. Because of the teacher’s strike, school was closed for a week.

 

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