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PREPOSITIONS
VERBS

100

You're likely to fail if you don't try harder.

A. It's probable you'll fail.

B. There's a small chance you'll fail.

A

100

You're likely to see a lot of stars if it's cloudy tonight.

UNLIKELY

100

Now take the ________ and weigh the rock you have chosen.

SCALES

100

My experiment turned ___ better than I thought it would.


(up - in - out)

OUT

100

While you're having your interview tomorrow, I (visit) my grandparents.

WILL BE VISITING

200

They were going to train as astronauts.

A. They did their training.

B. They didn't do their training.

B

200

Mum's about to go on a lecture tour next month.

DUE

200

The laboratory_____________ we do in our normal science classes are sometimes quite dangerous.

EXPERIMENTS

200

They're going to shut ______ our local chemical factory.

(off - down - out)

DOWN

200

As soon as I (get) my new telescope, I'll take a course in astronomy.

GET

300

I'm not due to see the headmaster until 4 p.m.

A. I have no intention of seeing him.

B. He's not expecting me until then.

B

300

We are going to take our holiday in June, but we've had to change the date to July.

WERE

300

Our ____________ is just one of the many groups of stars that make up the universe.

GALAXY

300

The chemist's attempts to heat the substance ended _____ as a disaster.


(up - out - of)

UP

300

What (do) this evening? Would you like to come out with me?

ARE YOU DOING

400

The movie is about to start.

A. It's going to start at any minute.

B. It's already started.

A

400

Sh! The lecture is just ready to start.

LIKELY

400

If you ever fell into a black hole, you could never escape - you'd be__________!

DOOMED

400

Can you take _____ this task from me while I answer the phone?


(round - on - over)

OVER

400

While my dad (give) the lecture, I'll be sitting in the audience!

IS GIVING

500

I wasn't going to apologise Sarah, but there we are!

A. I apologised

B. I didn't apologise

A

500

Look out! That car was just due to run you over!

ABOUT

500

The very first _____________ , called Sputnik, was lauched into space back in 1957.

SATELLITE

500

We're not allowed to copy; we've got to come ___ with our own ideas!


(up - in - over)

UP

500

We're going to test the liquid after it (cool).

COOLS