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Preposition

  1. 1. Preposition
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>Preposition is a word that is placed before a noun or a pronoun to show its relation to another word. </li></ul><ul><li>The book fell off the desk. </li></ul><ul><li>Children play in the garden. </li></ul><ul><li>He is fond of chocolates. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Skills practice <ul><li>The dog ran ____ the road. </li></ul><ul><li>The river flows ____ the bridge. </li></ul><ul><li>The work was done ___ haste. </li></ul><ul><li>He is afraid ____ the dog. </li></ul><ul><li>I am fond ____ music. </li></ul><ul><li>He goes ___ Sunday ___ church. </li></ul><ul><li>He died ____ country </li></ul><ul><li>The steam engine was invented ____ James Watt. </li></ul><ul><li>The burglar jumped ____ the compound wall. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>10. The village was destroyed ___ fire. </li></ul><ul><li>What is that ___ me? </li></ul><ul><li>It cannot be done ____ offence. </li></ul><ul><li>He spoke ___ me ___ English. </li></ul><ul><li>They live ___ the same roof. </li></ul><ul><li>I have not seen him ____ Friday last. </li></ul><ul><li>I have known him ____ a long time. </li></ul><ul><li>The moon does not shine ___ its own light. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a matter ___ little importance. </li></ul><ul><li>I am tired ___ walking </li></ul><ul><li>He has not yet recovered ___ his illness. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>I shall do it ___ pleasure. </li></ul><ul><li>God is good ____ me. </li></ul><ul><li>I will sit ___ my desk to do my lesson. </li></ul><ul><li>I am sorry ___ what I have done. </li></ul><ul><li>O God! Keep me ___ sin. </li></ul><ul><li>I bought it ___ seventy rupees. </li></ul><ul><li>He broke the jug ___ hundred pieces. </li></ul><ul><li>It has been raining ____ yesterday. </li></ul><ul><li>I have been working hard ___ arithmetic. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>We suffered ____ your neglect. </li></ul><ul><li>The exercise was written ___ me ___ a parker pen. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Will you walk ___ my parlor? Said the spider ____ the fly. </li></ul><ul><li>It is ten o clock ___ my watch. </li></ul><ul><li>There is nothing new ___ the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not cry ____ spilt milk. </li></ul><ul><li>You, boys, must settle it ____ yourselves. </li></ul><ul><li>The public are cautioned ____ pickpockets. </li></ul><ul><li>They drove ___ Karachi ____ Hyderabad. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Along </li></ul><ul><li>Under </li></ul><ul><li>In </li></ul><ul><li>Of </li></ul><ul><li>Of </li></ul><ul><li>On, to </li></ul><ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>By </li></ul><ul><li>Over </li></ul><ul><li>By </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>To </li></ul><ul><li>Without </li></ul><ul><li>To, in </li></ul><ul><li>Under </li></ul><ul><li>Since </li></ul><ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>By </li></ul><ul><li>Of </li></ul><ul><li>Of </li></ul><ul><li>From </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>With </li></ul><ul><li>To </li></ul><ul><li>At </li></ul><ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>From/off </li></ul><ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>Into </li></ul><ul><li>Since </li></ul><ul><li>At </li></ul><ul><li>From </li></ul><ul><li>By, with </li></ul><ul><li>Into, to </li></ul><ul><li>By </li></ul><ul><li>Under </li></ul><ul><li>Over </li></ul><ul><li>Among/by </li></ul><ul><li>Against </li></ul><ul><li>From, to </li></ul>
  10. 10. Nouns that take preposition For after them <ul><li>Affection </li></ul><ul><li>Ambition </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Apology </li></ul><ul><li>Appetite </li></ul><ul><li>Aptitude </li></ul><ul><li>Blame </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Compassion </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation </li></ul><ul><li>(remaining from Wren & Martin Ex no. 71 to 87)) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Nouns that take preposition With after them <ul><li>Acquaintance </li></ul><ul><li>Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Bargain </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>Conformity </li></ul><ul><li>Enmity </li></ul><ul><li>Intimacy </li></ul><ul><li>Relations </li></ul>
  12. 12. Nouns that take preposition Of after them <ul><li>Abhorrence </li></ul><ul><li>Assurance </li></ul><ul><li>Charge </li></ul><ul><li>Distrust </li></ul><ul><li>Doubt </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Failure </li></ul><ul><li>Observance </li></ul><ul><li>Proof </li></ul><ul><li>Result </li></ul>
  13. 13. Nouns that take preposition To after them <ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Accession </li></ul><ul><li>Allegiance </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative </li></ul><ul><li>Antidote </li></ul><ul><li>Antipathy </li></ul><ul><li>Exception </li></ul><ul><li>Indifference </li></ul><ul><li>Limit </li></ul><ul><li>Obedience </li></ul><ul><li>Opposition </li></ul><ul><li>Temptation </li></ul>
  14. 14. Nouns that take preposition From after them <ul><li>Abstinence </li></ul><ul><li>Cessation </li></ul><ul><li>Deliverance </li></ul><ul><li>Descent </li></ul><ul><li>Digression </li></ul><ul><li>Escape </li></ul><ul><li>Exemption </li></ul><ul><li>Inference </li></ul><ul><li>Respite </li></ul>
  15. 15. Adjectives and participles that take preposition To after them <ul><li>Abhorrent </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptable </li></ul><ul><li>Conducive </li></ul><ul><li>Alive </li></ul><ul><li>Analogous </li></ul><ul><li>Equal </li></ul><ul><li>Essential </li></ul><ul><li>Indebted </li></ul><ul><li>Indifferent </li></ul><ul><li>Indigenous </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul>
  16. 16. Adjectives and participles that take preposition In after them <ul><li>Absorbed </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplished </li></ul><ul><li>Backward </li></ul><ul><li>Defective </li></ul><ul><li>Diligent </li></ul><ul><li>Honest </li></ul><ul><li>Interested </li></ul><ul><li>Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Proficient </li></ul><ul><li>Versed </li></ul>
  17. 17. Adjectives and participles that take preposition With after them <ul><li>Acquainted </li></ul><ul><li>Busy </li></ul><ul><li>Delighted </li></ul><ul><li>Endowed </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigued </li></ul><ul><li>Infested </li></ul><ul><li>Intimate </li></ul><ul><li>Popular </li></ul><ul><li>Replete </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfied </li></ul>
  18. 18. Adjectives and participles that take preposition Of after them <ul><li>Accused </li></ul><ul><li>Afraid </li></ul><ul><li>Apprised </li></ul><ul><li>Aware </li></ul><ul><li>Bereft </li></ul><ul><li>Composed </li></ul><ul><li>Confident </li></ul><ul><li>Easy </li></ul><ul><li>Envious </li></ul><ul><li>Void </li></ul><ul><li>Sick </li></ul><ul><li>Regardless </li></ul>
  19. 19. Adjectives and participles that take preposition For after them <ul><li>Anxious </li></ul><ul><li>Grateful </li></ul><ul><li>Good </li></ul><ul><li>Qualified </li></ul><ul><li>Eligible </li></ul><ul><li>Fit </li></ul><ul><li>Ready </li></ul><ul><li>Useful </li></ul><ul><li>Penitent </li></ul><ul><li>Customary </li></ul><ul><li>Notorious </li></ul><ul><li>Eager </li></ul>
  20. 20. Verbs that take preposition To after them <ul><li>Accede </li></ul><ul><li>Apologize </li></ul><ul><li>Assent </li></ul><ul><li>Belong </li></ul><ul><li>Conform </li></ul><ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Object </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer </li></ul><ul><li>Stoop </li></ul><ul><li>Succumb </li></ul><ul><li>Yield </li></ul><ul><li>Surrender </li></ul>
  21. 21. Verbs that take preposition From after them <ul><li>Abstain </li></ul><ul><li>Debar </li></ul><ul><li>Disist </li></ul><ul><li>Differ </li></ul><ul><li>Escape </li></ul><ul><li>Exclude </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibit </li></ul><ul><li>Recover </li></ul><ul><li>Refrain </li></ul><ul><li>Recoil </li></ul>
  22. 22. Verbs that take preposition With after them <ul><li>Associate </li></ul><ul><li>Bear </li></ul><ul><li>Comply </li></ul><ul><li>Cope </li></ul><ul><li>Correspond </li></ul><ul><li>Disagree </li></ul><ul><li>Grapple </li></ul><ul><li>Intrigue </li></ul><ul><li>Quarrel </li></ul><ul><li>Side </li></ul><ul><li>Sympathize </li></ul><ul><li>Vie </li></ul>
  23. 23. Verbs that take preposition Of after them <ul><li>Acquit </li></ul><ul><li>Beware </li></ul><ul><li>Boast </li></ul><ul><li>Complain </li></ul><ul><li>Die </li></ul><ul><li>Disapprove </li></ul><ul><li>Dispose </li></ul><ul><li>Dream </li></ul><ul><li>Judge </li></ul><ul><li>Repent </li></ul><ul><li>Taste </li></ul><ul><li>disapprove </li></ul>
  24. 24. Verbs that take preposition For after them <ul><li>Atone </li></ul><ul><li>Canvass </li></ul><ul><li>Care </li></ul><ul><li>Clamor </li></ul><ul><li>Feel </li></ul><ul><li>Hope </li></ul><ul><li>Sue </li></ul><ul><li>Wish </li></ul><ul><li>Yearn </li></ul><ul><li>Start </li></ul>
  25. 25. Verbs that take preposition In after them <ul><li>Acquiesce </li></ul><ul><li>Dabble </li></ul><ul><li>Delight </li></ul><ul><li>Enlist </li></ul><ul><li>Excel </li></ul><ul><li>Fall </li></ul><ul><li>Glory </li></ul><ul><li>Increase </li></ul><ul><li>Indulge </li></ul><ul><li>Involve </li></ul><ul><li>Persist </li></ul>
  26. 26. Verbs that take preposition On after them <ul><li>Comment </li></ul><ul><li>Decide </li></ul><ul><li>Deliberate </li></ul><ul><li>Depend </li></ul><ul><li>Dwell </li></ul><ul><li>Encroach </li></ul><ul><li>Enlarge </li></ul><ul><li>Impose </li></ul><ul><li>Insist </li></ul><ul><li>Intrude </li></ul><ul><li>Subsist </li></ul><ul><li>Trample </li></ul>
  27. 27. Prepositions Test <ul><li>I agreed ___ his proposal. </li></ul><ul><li>He is interested ___ stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Is he qualified ___ this post. </li></ul><ul><li>The hills were covered ____ forest. </li></ul><ul><li>Early rising is good ___ health. </li></ul><ul><li>The dog ran ____ the cat. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you want to speak ___ me? </li></ul><ul><li>How did he fell prey ___ clever scheme. </li></ul><ul><li>He arrived ___ the gate. </li></ul><ul><li>There were few schools to go ___. </li></ul><ul><li>I am getting ____ very well. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher was angry ____ me. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>He ran ___ the bus, but missed it. </li></ul><ul><li>I prefer tea ___ coffee. </li></ul><ul><li>He has not replied ___ my letter. </li></ul><ul><li>My house is not far ___ here. </li></ul><ul><li>They came ___ car, I think. </li></ul><ul><li>He is blind ____ one eye. </li></ul><ul><li>I prevented him ___ falling. </li></ul><ul><li>He availed himself ___ opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>Food is necessary ___ life. </li></ul><ul><li>He is true ___ his words. </li></ul><ul><li>He aimed ___ the bird and fired. </li></ul><ul><li>I am astonished ___ his behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>I am indebted ___ my teacher. </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Mr. Ali subscribed a handsome sum ___ the relief fund. </li></ul><ul><li>He quarreled ___ me. </li></ul><ul><li>He readily complied ___me. </li></ul><ul><li>He dispensed ___ the services of the dishonest clerk. </li></ul><ul><li>He yielded ____ superior force. </li></ul><ul><li>He despaired ___ success. </li></ul><ul><li>He supplies the poor ____ clothing. </li></ul><ul><li>He abstains ____ smoking </li></ul><ul><li>He is married ___ my cousin. </li></ul><ul><li>I purposely refrained ___ saying more. </li></ul>

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