Exercise 2

Choose the correct prepositions for the following verbs.

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1 She smiled _____ him, and he blushed.
a.
b.
c.
d.
2 He paid _____ the meal and she paid _____ the taxi.
a.
b.
c.
d.
3 He said _____ me that I was stupid.
a.
b.
c.
d.
4 He insisted _____ coming with us.
a.
b.
c.
d.
5 We want to invest the money _____ a big house.
a.
b.
c.
d.

 

 

Verbs & prepositions – dependant prepositions

 
Some verbs are usually followed by a preposition before the object of the verb. These prepositions are called dependant prepositions. Check the list of some of the most common of these verbs below.
 
verb + preposition