PREP034 - 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!

Complete the sentences with the correct preposition from the box.


  1. The rapist was sentenced and had to go prison  for 4 years.
  2. The general moved his troops   the enemy lines
  3. If you order today you will get your books two days.
  4. I read about the sexual harassment charges the Internet.
  5. The new skiing resort lies 1200 metres sea level.
  6. The grades of the standardized test were all average.
  7. It's typical him  to carelessly cross the road without looking.
  8. I can't be there time. There are still two people ahead of me at the doctor's.
  9. You can't always depend   your parents. You have to do things on your own.
  10. Apart   teaching at school, he is also the coach of a basketball team.


  1. If we work as slow as we do now we'll never find a solution the problem.
  2. The newspapers in the country are prejudiced the new leader. It won't be easy for him to govern
  3. The office is the first floor.
  4. She drove through the town centre a speed of  a hundred km an hour .
  5. Have you heard the new commercial the radio ?
  6. She's too tired to swim   the lake .
  7. addition  to getting 3 days off he also got a nice pay rise.
  8. The painting is similar   the one I have in my living room.
  9. We were very surprised   the price of food in the restaurants we went to on our holiday .
  10. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol  freedom and tolerance.