PREP032 - Prepositional Phrases

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!

Match the phrases in bold type with their meanings !

  1. Alice's new hairstyle really looks OLD-FASHIONED.
  2. Sonya made a good impression AT FIRST .
  3. Jerry didn't do it DELIBERATELY .
  4. Teresa dismissed her personal assistant IN FRONT OF EVERYONE .
  5. Gina finished the job WITH DAYS TO SPARE .
  6. Maggie FINALLY threw out the old sofa.
  7. Fiona broke her leg when she was travelling FOR WORK.
  8. Brian is RESPONSIBLE FOR about twenty people .
  9. Jodie reached the coach AT EXACTLY THE RIGHT TIME.