Изучаем предлоги в английском языке: S2

Продолжаем изучение английских предлогов, которые употребляются со словами начинающимися на букву S. Это упражнение на предлоги основано на книгах Вирджнии Эванс. Из ее книг были заимствованы списки слов, а упражнения подобраны нами из словарей с определенной модификацией примеров.

Предлоги в английском языке S

I was a little shy *** her at first.
(of ) of|about|at|on
I’ve spent years *** building up my collection.
() to|-|off|on
He spoke *** his years in the army
(about ) at|about|in|on
I’ve been a bit slow *** making up my mind.
(in ) at|with|in|on
They did not want to speak *** reporters.
(with ) at|for|off|with
She’s very skilled *** dealing with clients.
(at ) in|at|with|about
For years the satellite spied *** secret weapon bases.
(on ) for|at|after|on
Later he specialized *** war photography for magazines such as Life, Time, and Newsweek.
(in ) on|about|in|to
The accident was similar *** one that happened on Monday.
(to ) on|in|with|to
Mum never spends any money *** herself.
(on ) for|on|out|-
She was very sorry *** all the trouble she’d caused…
(about ) on|for|at|about
The delicious smell *** freshly-ground coffee came from the kitchen.
(of ) with|in|at|of
For many parents the biggest joy is when their baby first smiles *** them.
(at ) in|to|at|about
It was silly *** you to go out in the sun without a hat.
(of ) for|in|of|about
Can you split *** groups of four now?
(into ) out|into|to|down
He’s a specialist *** international law.
(in ) about|in|at|with
Cutting down on caffeine provided a partial solution *** his health problems.
(to ) for|in|to|about
I am sick *** working for other people.
(of ) for|of|on|with
I don’t think I should say sorry *** doing what at the time I believed to be right.
(for ) with|for|on|about

Это упражнение на предлоги хорошо подойдет для подготовки к любому экзамену формата B2 — ЕГЭ или FCE. С теорией можно ознакомиться в этой публикации. Другие части упражнения: первая, третья.