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The Right Preposition

Prepositions are commonly tested in part 2 of the Reading and Use of English paper. Reading, in general, is a great way to improve your knowledge of which prepositions to use in different situations. You can then test your knowledge with practice exam style questions like the eight questions below:

Practice Questions

I didn’t succeed (1)…… finding a job for nearly six months before being offered a job with the local newspaper.

According (2)…… medical experts, the best way to prevent hospitalisation is by being vaccinated.

Because (3)…… the demand for tickets they decided to put on two more concerts.

We decided to tidy up shortly (4)…… everyone left the party so we didn’t have to do it in the morning.

After four weeks on the diet I noticed many benefits, especially (5)…… regard to weight loss.

All of the children that took part (6)…… the play were excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

Everyone was really looking forward (7)…… seeing the band, so we were all really disappointed when the concert was cancelled at the last minute.

I worked (8)…… a graphic designer for many years before deciding to pursue a career in the fitness industry.

(1)   in

(2)   to

(3)   of

(4)  after

(5)   in/with

(6)   in

(7)   to

(8)   as