How’s your preparation for your midterm examination going? I’ve brought you more practices on prepositions and two-word verbs.
1. Dividing the work above/ among/ before/through the four teams is a much more efficient approach.
2. The management increased employee productivity from/ by/ of introducing bonuses for people who performed extraordinarily well.
3. The negotiation team will fly to London on/ to/ for/ in talks with the labor union representatives.
4. The factory is with/ on/ under/ at a lot of pressure from the labor union to improve its working conditions.
5. Uxbridge Bank would like their interviewees to come on Tuesday, March 24 for/ on/ in/ from a two-day training period.
6. Their wages were increased in/ at/ by/ from 12%.
7. Please check into/ look for/ look over/ pick up this article for typos or other errors.
8. Did I tell you? I ran over/ ran into/ found out/ brought up Ms. Flyingbird at the conference.
9. Since Mr. Carlo enrolled in night classes, he has looked into/ brought about/ turned into/ broken into a knowledgeable trainee.
10. The security personnel ran into/ ran up/ ran out of/ ran over some problems over the weekend that prompted them to call Mr. Jingler at home.
11. The new layer has gone to look the file.
12. The manager’s secretary is the only person he can count .
(Correct answers are far down below, check them after you finish the questions ↓ )
There will be 3 parts for our midterm examination:
I. Listening (10%) II. Multiple Choices (around 75%) III. Fill in Blanks (around 15%)
Grammar focus: adverbs of frequency, conjunctions, prepositions, transition words and two-word verbs
Correct answers for the practice above:
2 2 3 3 1 3 3 2 3 1 into; on