Dec 24, 2016

UNIT 126 • On / in / at (other uses)

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, 93 answers
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  • Complete the sentences using ‘on’ + one of the following:

    business       ○      strike       ○      a tour       ○      the whole       ○      television       ○      fire       ○      holiday       ○      a diet       ○      the phone       ○      purpose
    • Look! That car is Somebody call the fire brigade.
      It’s difficult to contact Sarah because she’s not
      Workers at the factory have gone for better pay and conditions.
      Soon after we arrived, we were taken of the city.
      A: I’m going next week.
      B: Are you? Where are you going? Somewhere nice?
      I feel lazy this evening. Is there anything worth watching
      I’m sorry. It was an accident. I didn’t do it
      George has put on a lot of weight recently. I think he should go
      Jane’s job involves a lot of travelling. She often has to go away
      A: How did your exams go?
      B: Well, there were some difficult questions but they were OK.

    • Complete the sentences using ‘in’ + one of the following:

      block       ○      letters       ○      cash       ○      my opinion       ○      the shade       ○      cold weather       ○      love       ○      pencil
      • He likes to keep warm, so he doesn’t go out much
        Diane never uses a pen. She always writes
        They fell with each other almost immediately and were married in a few weeks.
        Please write your address clearly, preferably
        I don’t like the sun. I prefer to sit
        Ann thought the restaurant was OK, but it wasn’t very good.
        I hardly ever use a credit card or cheques. I prefer to pay for things

      • Put in the correct preposition: ‘on’, ‘in’, ‘at’, or ‘for’.
        • Water boils  . . . 
          at
          100 degrees Celsius.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • When I was 14, I went  . . . 
          on
          a trip to France organised by my school.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • I wouldn’t like his job. He spends most of his time talking  . . . 
          on
          the phone.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • Julia’s grandmother died recently  . . . 
          at
          the age of 79.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • Can you turn the light on, please? I don’t want to sit  . . . 
          in
          the dark.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • We didn’t go  . . . 
          on
          holiday last year. We stayed at home.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • I’m going to Scotland  . . . 
          for
          a short holiday next month.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • I won’t be here next week. I’ll be  . . . 
          on
          holiday.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • He got married  . . . 
          at
          17, which is rather young to get married.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • There was an interesting programme  . . . 
          on
          the radio this morning.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        •  . . . 
          In
          my opinion, violent films should not be shown  . . . 
          on
          television.
          • Onfor
          • Inat
          • Atin
          • Foron

        • I wouldn’t like to go  . . . 
          on
          a cruise. I think I’d get bored.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • I mustn’t eat too much. I’m supposed to be  . . . 
          on
          a diet.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • In Britain, children start school  . . . 
          at
          the age of five.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • There was panic when people realized that the building was  . . . 
          on
          fire.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • The Earth travels round the Sun  . . . 
          at
          a speed of 107,000 kilometres an hour.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • A: Did you enjoy your holiday?
          B: Not every minute, but  . . . 
          on
          the whole, yes.’
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

        • When you write a cheque, you have to write the amount  . . . 
          in
          words and figures.
          • on
          • in
          • at
          • for

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