Prepositions exercise for classes 9 and 10

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Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. Regular exercise is beneficial -------------------- health.

2. He is bent ---------------------- mischief.

3. We must be grateful for the blessings God has bestowed ----------------------- us.

4. He is a hypocrite. Beware ---------------------- him.

5. She boasts -------------------- her achievements.

6. The indulgent mother is blind --------------------- her son's faults.

7. He was born ------------------------ poor parents.

8. The ship is bound --------------------- California.

9. The robbers broke ------------------- the shop at midnight and looted it.

10. Emperor Akbar brought --------------------- many social reforms.

11. They brought ------------------ the child tenderly.

12. Do not brood --------------------- past failures.

13. He is busy -------------------- his studies.

14. On the way, we called -------------------- a friend's house.

15. This award calls ---------------------- a celebration.

16. The headmaster has called --------------------- an explanation from the boy.

Answers

1. Regular exercise is beneficial to health.

2. He is bent on mischief.

3. We must be grateful for the blessings God has bestowed on us.

4. He is a hypocrite. Beware of him.

5. She boasts of her achievements.

6. The indulgent mother is blind to her son's faults.

7. He was born of/to poor parents.

8. The ship is bound for California.

9. The robbers broke into the shop at midnight and looted it.

10. Emperor Akbar brought about many social reforms.

11. They brought up the child tenderly.

12. Do not brood over past failures.

13. He is busy with his studies.

14. On the way, we called at a friend's house.

15. This award calls for a celebration.

16. The headmaster has called for an explanation from the boy.

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