Prepositions exercise 9 | CBSE English worksheets

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Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.

1. The delay was due ---------------- engine failure. (with / to / at)

2. He is not eligible --------------------- admission to this course. (with / for / of)

3. They have embarked ------------------ an expedition. (with / on / off)

4. She is engaged --------------------- a young doctor. (with / to / on)

5. The wicked man tried to entice him ------------------- evil habits. (at / with / into)

6. The officer is entrusted ---------------------- the task of maintaining law and order in the city. (to / with / of)

7. She is envious ------------------ her rich neighbour. (with / of / off)

8. His selfishness estranged him ------------------- his family. (with / from / of)

9. You had no excuse ------------------- misbehaving with the clerk. (of / for / to)

10. I want to exchange my Honda ------------------- a Lamborghini. (for / with / to)

11. I am quite familiar ------------------- her. (at / with / to)

12. He has taken a fancy ---------------------- his employer’s daughter. (for / to / with)

Answers

1. The delay was due to engine failure.

2. He is not eligible for admission to this course.

3. They have embarked on an expedition.

4. She is engaged to a young doctor.

5. The wicked man tried to entice him into evil habits.

6. The officer is entrusted with the task of maintaining law and order in the city.

7. She is envious of her rich neighbour.

8. His selfishness estranged him from his family.

9. You had no excuse for misbehaving with the clerk.

10. I want to exchange my Honda for a Lamborghini.

11. I am quite familiar with her.

12. He has taken a fancy to his employer’s daughter.

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