Prepositions - PREP011

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!

Fill in the gaps with the following prepositions !


  1. How do I get the public library? - Go to the end this street and turn right ; turn left the next traffic lights and then take the second turning your right. This will bring you Brook Street, and you'll find the library your left
  2. The boy was leaning against the wall his hands his pockets. "Take you hands your pockets , " his father said to him.
  3. When she was getting the car one her buttons fell . Although we were a hurry she insisted stopping to look it.
  4. Mrs Jones is very keen punctuality. Her lessons start dead time and you get terrible trouble if you are late.
  5. Don't leave your luggage the corridor. It'll be everyone's way. Bring it the compartment and put it the rack.


  1. He sits his desk all day his head his hands. It gets my nerves.
  2. mistake I opened Maria's letter instead my own. She was very angry me and said that I'd done it purpose.
  3. I always buy a newspaper my way the station and read it the train. By the time I get London I've read most it.
  4. He was charged driving while the influence alcohol.
  5. People who drop litter the pavement are liable a fine € 50.