Dec 25, 2016

UNIT 134 • Verb + preposition (4) of / for / from / on

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  • Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.
    • Sue said I was selfish.
      Sue accused me

      • The misunderstanding was my fault, so I apologized.
        I apologized

        • She won the tournament, so I congratulated her.
          I congratulated her

          • He has enemies but he has a bodyguard to protect him.
            He has a bodyguard to protect him
            or
            He has enemies but he has a bodyguard to protect him.
            He has a bodyguard to protect him

            • There are 11 players in a football team.
              A football team consists

              • She eats only bread and eggs.
                She lives

              • Complete the second sentence using ‘for’ or ‘on’. (These sentences all have ‘blame’.)
                • Kay said that what happened was Jim’s fault.
                  Kay blamed Jim

                  • You always say everything is my fault.
                    You always blame me

                    • Do you think the economic crisis is the fault of the government?
                      Do you blame the government

                      • I think the increase in violent crime is because of television.
                        I blame the increase in

                      • Rewrite the sentences using ‘… to blame for …’.
                        • Do you think the economic crisis is the fault of the government?
                          Do you think the government

                          • I think the increase in violent crime is because of television.
                            I think that

                          • Complete the sentences using one of the following verbs (in the correct form) + the correct preposition:

                            accuse       ○      apologize       ○      approve       ○      congratulate him       ○      depend       ○      live       ○      pay
                            • His parents don’t what he does, but they can’t stop him.
                              When you went to the theatre with Paul, who the tickets?
                              It’s not very pleasant when you are something you didn’t do.
                              A: Are you playing tennis tomorrow?
                              B: I hope so. It the weather.
                              Things are very cheap there. You can very little money.
                              When I saw Dave, I passing his driving test.
                              You were very rude to Fiona. Don’t you think you should her?

                            • Put in the correct preposition where necessary.
                              • Three students were suspected  . . . 
                                of cheating
                                in the examination.
                                • about cheating
                                • of cheating
                                • cheating

                              • Sally is often not well. She suffers  . . . 
                                from very bad headaches
                                .
                                • from very bad headaches
                                • of very bad headaches
                                • very bad headaches

                              • You know that you can rely  . . . 
                                on me
                                if you ever need any help.
                                • of me
                                • on me
                                • me

                              • It is terrible that some people are dying  . . . 
                                of hunger
                                while others eat too much.
                                • on hunger
                                • of hunger
                                • hunger

                              • Are you going to apologize  . . . 
                                for what
                                you did?
                                • for what
                                • on what
                                • what

                              • The accident was my fault, so I had to pay  . . . 
                                for the damage
                                .
                                • about the damage
                                • for the damage
                                • the damage

                              • I didn’t have enough money to pay  . . . 
                                the bill
                                .
                                • for the bill
                                • on the bill
                                • the bill

                              • I complimented her  . . . 
                                on her
                                English. She spoke fluently and made very few mistakes.
                                • about her
                                • on her
                                • her

                              • She hasn’t got a job. She depends  . . . 
                                on her
                                parents for money.
                                • of her
                                • on her
                                • her

                              • I don’t know whether I’ll go out tonight. It depends  . . . 
                                how
                                I feel.
                                • of how
                                • on how
                                • how

                              • They wore warm clothes to protect themselves  . . . 
                                from the cold
                                .
                                • from the cold
                                • against the cold
                                • the cold

                              • The apartment consists  . . . 
                                of three rooms
                                , a kitchen and bathroom.
                                • from three rooms
                                • of three rooms
                                • three rooms

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