Grammar Exercises

Verbs and Prepositions (1)

Write in the correct preposition. Sometimes no preposition is needed (-)!

  1. I thanked Max __________ helping me to plan my trip to Argentina.
  2. The student was so sleepy that he found it hard to concentrate __________ his homework.
  3. What do you think __________  Jennifer Aniston? Do you think she’s a good actress?
  4. We really need to discuss __________ the situation.
  5. Stanley apologised __________ his wife __________ his grumpiness.
  6. The police blame arsonists __________ starting the fire which destroyed several homes.
  7. Andrea prefers Charles Dickens __________ Shakespeare.
  8. A: Have you heard __________ Dylan recently?  B: Yes, he sent me an email a few days ago.
  9. Liam really objects __________ people smoking in lifts.
  10. Don’t rely __________ getting to the office by nine o’clock. The traffic is very heavy.
  11. What time do you normally get __________ home in the evening?
  12. Children often argue __________ their siblings.
  13. I love listening __________ audiobooks and podcasts.
  14. You don’t need to decide right now. Take some time to think __________ it.


Would you like some more practice? Check out Verbs + Prepositions (2)  (with printable PDF)


  1. for
  2. on
  3. of
  4. to; for
  5. for
  6. to
  7. from
  8. to
  9. on
  10. with
  11. to
  12. about


Prepositions of Place Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Prepositions of time  Exercise 1  Exercise 2

Adjectives + Prepositions  Exercise 1Exercise 2


These exercises can be very helpful for preparing for official English exams

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

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