Fill in the blanks with proper prepositions: 1. His father will be back from London a few days. 2. The train leaves 6 00 pm, so I have to be at the station 5 40 pm at the latest? 3. the gate and youll find the entrance the park the other side. 4. One five will have the chance to join in the game. 5. Do you go there bus? No, we go there a train. in at by At to on in by in
6. I made the coat my own hands. It was made hand, not with a machine. 7. The trees front of the house are the charge of Mr. Li. A. in in B. at in C. in by D. from in 8. The old man died cold a cold night. 9. My uncle lives 116 Changhe Street. His room is the sixth floor. 10. I dont think you can work out the maths problem her help. Fill in the blanks with proper prepositions: with by A of on at on without
Prepositions are used before a noun or a noun phrase. And when a verb is used after a preposition, it is usually used in its- ing form. Read the dialogue on Page 8 and fill in the blanks with proper prepositions. Answers (1) for (2) at (3) until (4) by (5) during (6) to
Prepositions with verbs Some verbs in English are paired with a particular preposition to create an expression. Each of these expressions has a particular meaning. speak to …… stay with think about …… write to look for wait for take care of call on sb. arrive at in
Prepositions with nouns Prepositions can also be combined with nouns, e.g. in time for, on time, by means of,by accident, for/on sale, in air, on the market, in that case, up to date … at least at present at first at once at last at night on foot on ones way on the telephone on time for a while for a while for example for example for oneself for oneself for hours days years for hours days years
in English in those days in class in time in all in advance in the meantime in place in hopes of( in the hope of) in connection with …… in contact with …… in addition to in case of in conflict with in force
in depth in regard to in the neighborhood of in retrospect in behalf of in the least in alarm in the opinion of …… in the long run in one's opinion …… in word in a word in vain,
in case in detail in haste in conclusion in spite of in other words... in return in the name of be confident in be interested in in doubt in debt by the way by oneself after school of course
Prepositions with adjectives Some prepositions can also be combined with adjectives, e. g. good at, capable of, fond of, full of, happy with … be absent from be proud of …… be different from …… be famous for …… be fond of…… be pleased with be sorry for sth. …… be afraid of …… be kind to be good at …… …… be late for
Now, please complete the introduction to the digital camera on page 9. Further explanation of Prepositions: 1. Prepositions of manner and means. The prepositions in (---manner/way), by, with, without, as or like can be used to refer to manner, meaning how one does something. Answers (1)on sale (2) up to date (3) capable of (4) stands for (5) satisfied with (6) on the market (7) In that case (8) in time for (9) up to (10) agree with
She spoke in her usual way as if nothing had happened. The teacher came into the classroom, with some books on her hands. He cannot run as quickly as his brother. We managed to sell our car by advertising it in the newspaper.
2. The functions of prepositional phrases as an adverbial as an adverbial My mother has worked the school for nearly twenty years. My mother has worked in the school for nearly twenty years. our great surprise, all of the students have passed the exam. To our great surprise, all of the students have passed the exam. My father goes to work foot, but if it rain, he will go bus. My father goes to work on foot, but if it rain, he will go by bus. as an attribute The girl the tree is my good friend. The girl under the tree is my good friend. The book a red cover was given to me as a The book with a red cover was given to me as a birthday present. birthday present. Please pass me the one the left. Please pass me the one on the left.
As an object complement Later, I found my watch in my pocket. I left my book in the classroom. Before it is ready to eat, wed better keep it in the fridge for a while. 3. When a preposition is used after an intransitive verb to form a prepositional verb, the prepositional verb can be followed by an object. For example : Who will look after the children when Mother is away? You can always believe in him. He wont let you down. Lets look over the notes before the test.
in at in in... at in with by in in at to on
" …… " on of on in on cab carriage in at with …… by know to man this that tomorrow yesterday next last one over under above below
beyond against besides except among along except for because of, owing to due to under of from before after, ago later before ago since during since beside last but one for towards but for ing in to to
1. The Internet has brought ________big changes in the way we work. (2005 ) A. about B. out C. back D. up 2. It was a pity that the great writer died _____his works unfinished. (2004 ) A. for B. with C. from D. of 3. You cant wear a blue jacket _____that shirtitll look terrible. (2004 ) A. on B. above C. up D. over
4. I feel that one of my main duties ____ a teacher is to help the students to become better learners A. for B. by C. as D. with 5. In order to change attitudes _____employing women, the government is bringing in new laws. (2004 ) A. about B. of C. towards D. on 6. I am sorry its ________my power to make a final decision on the project. (2004 ) A. over B. above C. off D. beyond
7. They had a pleasant chat _______a cup of coffee. (2003 ) A. for B. with C. during D. over 8. The conference has been held to discuss the effects of tourism ________the wildlife in the area. (2003 ) A. in B. on C. at D. with 9. The speech by the mayor of Shanghai before the final voting for EXPO 2010 is strongly impressed ______my memory. (2003 ) A. to B. over C. by D. on
what do you want ______those old boxes?--- To put thing in when I move to the new flat. (2002 ) A. by B. for C. of D. with 11. Luckily, the bullet narrowly missed the captain ______an inch. (2002 ) by B. at C. to D. from by B. at C. to D. from 12. The home improvements have taken what little there is _____--my spare time. (2001 ) A. from B. in C. of D. at
13. Rose was wild with joy _____the result of the examination. (2001 ) A. to B. at C. by D. as 14. This new model of car is so expensive that it is _______ the reach of those with average income. (2006 A. over B. within C. beyond D. below 15. Its quite ________me why such things have been allowed to happen. (2006 A forB behind C Against D beyond
16. --Can he take charge of the computer company?--Im afraid its _____ his ability A. beyond B. within C. of C. to 17. Sorry, Madam. Youd better come tomorrow because its ______the visiting hours A. duringB. at C. beyondD. before 18. You know, Bob is a little slow ____ understanding, so… So I have to be patient ____ him. (2005 ) A. in; with B. on; with C. in; to D. at; for
19. He got to the station early, ____ missing the train. (2004 ) A. in case of B. instead of C. for fear of D. in search of 20. Marie Curie took little notice __ the honors that were given to her in her later years. (2002 ) A. of B. on C. about D. from
1 He is running the wind towards the station Tom running the right. A. down and on B. against with on C. for with in D. with while to 2. In Hangzhou Mr. Black was so struck the beauty of nature that he stayed another night. A.at onB. with at C. for inD. by for 3. How long has the bookshop been in business? A. AfterB. In C. FromD. Since
4. We offered him our congratulations his passing the college entrance exams. A. at B. on C. for D. of 5. Guangdong lies the south of China and Fujian is the east of it. Hainan is the coast of the mainland. A. in in onB. in on off C. on to onD. in to away 6. The student, whom all the teachers are pleased, is very strict himself everything. A. to with inB. with with in C. with at with D. at with at
7. Some doctors were sent to the front where medical workers were. A. in great needB. in great need of C. needed greatD. needed in 8. hearing the good news, they jumped with joy. A. For B. ToC. OnD. At 9. She is well-known her poems and she is also famous an actress. A. for forB. as for C. for asD. by for
10. He climbed silently seizing the thief. A. in the purpose by surprise B. with purpose of; surprisingly C. with purpose of; surprisedly D. with the purpose of; by surprise 11. The touch they had both kept in many years broke. A. for B. on C. intoD. with 12. The pianist began to play and the girl in red began to sing the music. A. with B. along C. throughD. to
13. He divided the sweets the children who were divided three groups. A. in in B. into into C. between in D. among into 14. Early the morning of May 1, we started off the mountain village. A. in forB. in to C. on D. on for 15. Ted has been absent class for quite some time. A. for B. with C. OfD. from
16. The railway was opened traffic April 4, A. to onB. to in C. by onD. for on 17. _____ being a little large, the hat looks nice. A. Apart from B. Except for C. But for D. All above 18. The key ____ success lies ______ persistence and hard work. A. to; in B. of; for C. for; to D. of; in 19. This is Jane speaking. Oh, its you. Your voice sounds quite different ____ on the phone. A. for B. from C. by D. on 20.The picture looks very beautiful _____ the light wall. A. in B. of C. over D. against
Translation: On the eve of their departure they gave a farewell banquet and their head gave a farewell speech. You can't afford luxuries, on an income of 100 yuan a month On the contrary, it was very easy to understand. He called on his uncle yesterday.
His step-mother was kind to him. I really can't express my idea in English freely in- deed At the beginning of this term the teacher in charge of our class was very strict with us. The teacher is correcting the paper with a new pen.
1. direction (P8) n. [U] control or instruction: The project was under the direction of a well-known academic. [C] the position towards which someone or sth. moves or faces: "No, go that way, " I said, pointing in the opposite direction. He was going in the direction of the bedroom. They drove away in opposite directions.
plural noun: instructions that you give to someone about how to find a particular place: Can you give me directions to your house? "Did you have any difficulty finding the theatre? "No, your directions were excellent. plural noun: information or orders telling you what to do:, I couldn't understand the directions on the packet. He will be giving/issuing directions to judges on sentencing in the next few days.
1. I saw a woman running to ward me in the dark. Before I could recognize who she was she had run back in the direction she had come. (2006 ) A. of which B. by which C. in which D. from which 2. I am sure David will be able to find the library he has a pretty good _________ of direction. (2005 ) A Idea B feeling C experience D sense
2. anyhow (P8) adv. (ALSO anyway) whatever else is happening; not considering other things:, Of course I don't mind taking you home - I'm going that way anyway. "I thought you said everyone had left." "Well, some of them have anyway. Her parents were opposed to her giving up her course, but she did it anyway.
used in conversation to emphasize what is being said:, I don't have time to go and anyway it's too expensive. What was he doing with so much of the company's money in his personal account anyway? In conversation, anyway is also used to change the subject, return to an earlier subject or get to the most interesting point: Anyway, as I said, I'll be away next week. Anyway, in the end I didn't wear your jacket.
I'm certain David's told you his business troubles. ______, it's no secret that he owes a lot of money to the bank. (2006 ) A. However B. Anyway C. Therefore D. Though
in that case (P9) in that case because of the mentioned situation: There's no coffee left? In that case I'll have tea. in the case of with reference to, or in the situation of: The law will apply equally to men and women except in the case of maternity leave. (just) in case because of a possibility of something happening, being needed, etc: I don't think I'll need any money but I'll bring some just in case. Bring a map in case you get lost.
1 I don t think I ll need any money but I ll bring some _________. (2000 ) A at last B in case C once again D in time 2. I can think of many cases students obviously knew a lot of English words and expressions but couldn t write a good essay. (2003 ) A why B which C as D where 3. _______ is often the case, we have worked out the production plan. (2004 ) A. Which B. When C. What D. As
4. -- It's cloudy outside. Please take an umbrella. -- __________. (2005 ) A. Yes, take it easy B. Well, it just depends C. OK, just in case D. All fight, you're welcome 5.Im afraid Mr. Wood cant see you until 4 oclock. Oh, _________ I wont wait. (2005 ) A no doubt B after all C in that case D in this way
up to (P9) 1) used to say that sth. is less than or equal to but not more than a stated value, number or level:, Up to two hundred people were on board the ship. We can teach dancers up to intermediate level here. 2) until: Up to yesterday, we had no idea where the child was.
3) be up to sb. to be the responsibility of someone: It's up to the manager to make the final decision. 4) be up to sth. to be doing sth., often sth. bad or illegal, usually secretly: ……, …… She's up to no good (= doing something bad or forbidden) - you can always tell because she stays in her room. He looks very suspicious hanging around by the bins - I'm sure he's up to something.
1 --- What do you want to do next? We have half an hour until the basketball game _____. Whatever you want to do is fine with me. (2004 ) A. It just depends B. It s up to you C. All right D. Glad to hear that 2. Shall we go to the art exhibition right away?. (2005 ) A. It s your opinion B. I don t mind C. It s all up to you D. That s your decision