Preposition collocations Intermediate

Jay Flood
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Prepositions and natural collocates for FCE preparation.

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Question 1

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John was an ordinary kid who was interested [blank_start]in[blank_end] computers.
Answer
  • in
  • on
  • for
  • about

Question 2

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He was bored [blank_start]of[blank_end] school, sick and tired of his mother complaining about him not doing school work.
Answer
  • of
  • by
  • for
  • around

Question 3

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Instead of studying he was keen [blank_start]on[blank_end] playing video games.
Answer
  • to
  • for
  • on
  • by

Question 4

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His parents discouraged him [blank_start]from[blank_end] wasting time.
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  • at
  • on
  • to
  • from

Question 5

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They encouraged him [blank_start]to[blank_end] study.
Answer
  • for
  • in
  • to
  • by

Question 6

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John was hooked [blank_start]on[blank_end] video games.
Answer
  • to
  • at
  • by
  • on

Question 7

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He wanted a future [blank_start]in[blank_end] this industry.
Answer
  • on
  • in
  • by
  • at

Question 8

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His mother wasn't excited [blank_start]about[blank_end] this at all.
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  • about
  • for
  • to
  • chicken

Question 9

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She believed [blank_start]in[blank_end] a traditional job where you work 40 hours a week
Answer
  • on
  • to
  • for
  • in

Question 10

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take advantage [blank_start]of[blank_end] the weekend to relax.
Answer
  • of
  • an
  • to
  • by

Question 11

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John managed to convince his father that he could benefit [blank_start]from[blank_end] taking part in a game coding course.
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  • at
  • from
  • around
  • after

Question 12

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He was fascinated [blank_start]by[blank_end] 3d graphics.
Answer
  • at
  • for
  • by
  • on

Question 13

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He looked forward [blank_start]to[blank_end] starting the course.
Answer
  • at
  • to
  • by
  • from

Question 14

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His father trusted [blank_start]in[blank_end] him.
Answer
  • in
  • on
  • at
  • about

Question 15

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He decided to pay [blank_start]for[blank_end] the course.
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  • for
  • at
  • by
  • of

Question 16

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There's no point worrying [blank_start]about[blank_end] what he will do.
Answer
  • in
  • for
  • around
  • about

Question 17

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We can't insist [blank_start]on[blank_end] him staying.
Answer
  • to
  • of
  • on
  • for

Question 18

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He is fascinated [blank_start]by[blank_end] multiplayer games.
Answer
  • to
  • by
  • on
  • about

Question 19

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He expected [blank_start]to[blank_end] finish the course this year.
Answer
  • to
  • by
  • for
  • at

Question 20

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Concentrate on one small part [blank_start]at[blank_end] a time.
Answer
  • on
  • by
  • for
  • at
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