GI025 Gerund with Prepositions

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Choose a correct preposition that goes with the verb at the end of the sentence and put them into the gaps.

  1. They decided the event to another country. It just wouldn't work (MOVE).
  2. Why couldn't you prevent your dog my steak ? (EAT)
  3. What are the advantages a new car (BUY)?
  4. Forget Janet to come with us. She's with Bill this weekend (ASK)
  5. To start writing good essays you have to begin ideas and sorting them. (COLLECT)
  6. She tried to talk me to the party with her, but I didn't want to (COME)
  7. I must rely you me the truth (TELL).
  8. I am looking forward my relatives for the first time this summer. (SEE)
  9. I can't understand why people don't refrain . It's so bad for your health. (SMOKE)
  10. You can't blame me the train. (MISS)
  11. You have a choice with us and at home (COME, STAY)
  12. The firemen prevented the fire to the other buildings (SPREAD).
  13. I am not interested to your old stories (LISTEN).
  14. The headmaster gave us the opportunity what we had achieved. (EXPLAIN)