Prepositions worksheet for CBSE class 10

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Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. James left home because he did not want to abide -------------------- his father's wishes.

2. This area abounds ----------------------- minerals.

3. There is an abundance --------------------- elements in earth's crust.

4. He has been absent ------------------------ school since Monday.

5. You can't talk to him now. He is absorbed ------------------- his work.

6. If you want to lose weight, you must abstain ------------------------- eating fatty foods.

7. We can't accede --------------------- his request at this time.

8. Your suggestion is not acceptable -------------------------- me.

9. Many villages still do not have access ----------------------- electricity.

10. She accused me ----------------------- poisoning her dog.

11. John is not my close friend. I am only acquainted ---------------------- him.

12. He was acquitted ---------------------- killing his partner.

Answers

1. James left home because he did not want to abide by his father's wishes. (To abide by something is to follow the rules of something.)

2. This area abounds with / in minerals. (Abound in means be rich in. To abound in something is to have plenty of something. Abound with has the same meaning.)

3. There is an abundance of elements in earth's crust.

4. He has been absent from school since Monday.

5. You can't talk to him now. He is absorbed in his work.

6. If you want to lose weight, you must abstain from eating fatty foods.

7. We can't accede to his request at this time.

8. Your suggestion is not acceptable to me.

9. Many villages still do not have access to electricity.

10. She accused me of poisoning her dog.

11. John is not my close friend. I am only acquainted with him.

12. He was acquitted of killing his partner.

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