GRAMMAR

Prepositions with verbs

QUIZ

Answer the questions below. When finished, check your answers below. Have fun!


    1) I explained ____ Susan that it can take several week to get a visa to visit      Russia.

      to
      at
      no preposition


    2) If you’re placing that advertisement in a Japanese newspaper, you’d better      translate it ____ Japanese.

      to
      into
      no preposition


    3) I need to talk ____ a travel agent to get some advice on our trip.

      into
      to
      at


    4) How are you feeling? Have you recovered ____ your cold yet?

      to
      no preposition
      from


    5) Ben is unemployed. He did look for a job for a while, but then he gave      ____.

      in
      up
      out


    6) I have a secret. May I confide ____ you?

      in
      about
      to


    7) Let me get the check. You paid ____ dinner last time.

      in
      for
      to


    8) You remind me ____ my brother Dave.

      to
      of
      no preposition


    9) The book club members got together to talk ____ the book Girl in Hyacinth      Blue.

      at
      about
      to


    10) Poor Helen! She suffers _____ migraine headaches.

      to
      at
      from


Answer Key: 1) to; 2) into; 3) to; 4) from; 5) up;
6) in; 7) for; 8) of; 9) about; 10) from
   
 
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