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PREPOSITIONS | KINDS & USES

Let us first study the kinds of prepositions



POSITITIONS OF PREPOSITIONS


1. Normally prepositions precede Nouns or Pronouns.

  • It is a book about birds.

  • I am glad about her success.

2. When the object is an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun the preposition is placed at the end.

  • What did you shout at him for?

  • Where do you come from?

  • I have nothing to talk about.

3. Before the direct object:

  • The beggar begs him( Indirect Object) for money ( Direct Object)

Uses of Some important Prepositions.

Study the following Table for Appropriate prepositions

LEARN THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATE PREPOSITIONS BY HEART

PREPOSITIONS ARE NOT USED WITH THE FOLLOWING ADVERBIALS

EXERCISE FOR PRACTICE

Choose the correct prepositions from the given options.

1. The boy jumped __________________ the well.

a) Into b) in c) by d) upon

2. You have to finish the task ____________ two days

a) In b) from c) to d) into

3. He has to complete the task ______________ this month.

a) By b) at c) to d) within

4. Please distribute these mangoes ______ Anil and Sunil.

a) Between b) to c) within d) among

5. Please sit __________ the desk and do the job.

a) On b) at c) beside d) by

6. Mr. Kumar gave him some suggestions __________ helping him with some money.

a) besides b) beside c) to d) for

7. He will have completed the task ________ the end of the next month.

a) At b) by d) to d) since

8. Raju has been living in America ________ March last.

a) For b) from c) since d) on

9. I have to reach there ________ 9 pm.

a) Before b) from c) for d) at

10. They have been living in Delhi ________ eight years.

a) From b) for c) by d) in

11. Children are fond _______ cycling.

a) Of b) in c) about d) for

12. She is very negligent __________ her duties.

a) to b) of c) in d) about

13. Can you part _______ your watch?

a) From b) with c) for d) in

14. When you parted ______ your mother there were tears in her eyes.

a) from b) with c) by d) for

15. People should get their salary commensurate _____ their work.

a) To b) with c) by d) of

16. There is no exception ______ this rule.

a) for b) from c) to d) under

17. The upper court acquitted him ______ the charge of murder.

a) From b) of c) for d) to

18. She is entirely absorbed _______ her work.

a) In b) out c) from d) by

19. The tiger sprang _______ the deer.

a) Upon b) on c) by d) for

20. The car rammed ______ the small shop.

a) Over b) by c) into d) for

21. The kind Headmaster complied ________ my son’s request.

a) With b) for c) on d) at

22. The old temples are being worn _____ by heat and rain.

a) For b) to c) against d) out

23. You should not keep yourself away ______ your duty.

a) For b) with c) from d) in.

24. My son has been promoted _______ the next class.

a) to b) for c) into d) in

25. Good people always adhere _____ their own principles.

a) to b) over c) from d) at.

26. You are not eligible ______ admission here.

a) To b) under c) from d) for

27. How can you jump _____ this conclusion?

a) For b) to c) into d) at.

28. The plot of land will be disposed _____ by the owner.

a) Of b) to c) from d) in

29. Don’t interfere _____ other’s business.

a) In b) with c) about d) from

30. Cigarette smoking is injurious _____ health.

a) For b) to c) from d) by

31. What is the time______ your watch?

a) By b) at c) in d) from

32. The house has no balcony ____ the back.

a) At b) in c) for d) to

33. The doctor enquired ______ him about his health.

a) Of b) with c) from d) for

34. Reading good books is conducive _____ our mind.

a) Of b) to c) on d) for

35. I shall abide _____ the decision of the management.

a) To b) with c) by d) upon.

36. He gained advantage _____ me in the game

a) Upon b) against c) with d) over.

37. I prefer tea _____ coffee.

a) From b) with c) over d) to

38. Your remark is not relevant ______ the point.

a) to b) with c) for d) upon

39. He was looking _____ a good job.

a) For b) into c) at d) to

40. I always look _____ him for all kinds of help

a) After b) to c) upon d) over

41. Do not put _____ the work for tomorrow.

a) On b) about c) off d) out

42. He takes _____ his father in many respects. a) off b) to c) after d) upon

43. He turned ______ my proposal.

a) down b) out c) after d) to

44. I cannot bear _____ such humiliation.

a) After b) with c) to d) in

45. Please call ____ a doctor; the patient is seriously ill.

a) After b) on c) in d) for

46. They handed ____ the thief to the police.

a) Over b) on c) out d) in

47. He came here ______ the evening of 13th April.

a) In b) on c) at d) into

48. Mohan stood ______ me in the hall.

a) Beside b) after c) besides d) from

49. The office is situated _____ the road.

a) on b) of c) off d) into

50. I told him to copy the letter word _____ word.

a) For b) by c) to d) from.


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