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Diagnostic English #11: Elementary/ Pre-intermediate (prepositions after adjectives) Pt.1

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1

The runner is anxious ______ his success in the competition.

2

Your criticisms are not applicable ______ the subject.

3

He looked ashamed ______ his foolishness.

4

He was accused ______ theft by the police.

5

They felt quite certain ______ their failure.

6

His opinions are directly contrary ______ yours.

7

She was absorbed ______ an exciting story.

8

I was quite astonished ______ his quick reaction.

9

Is this proposal acceptable ______ you?

10

The house was built according ______ the owner’s plan.

11

We are not well acquainted ______ our neighbors yet.

12

She is very fond ______ Turkish films.

13

Bursa is famous ______ silk and peaches.

14

I am not good ______ languages.

15

I’m glad ______ the opportunity to repay you for your help.

16

Never become addicted ______ drugs.

17

The question was not relevant ______ the subject of the lecture.

18

I was disgusted ______ the sight of the butcher’s shop.

19

A child born ______ poverty will always be disadvantaged.

20

She was born ______ a beautiful mother.

21

The poor old man has gone blind ______ his left eye.

22

You are always blind ______ your own faults.

23

Most men are anxious ______ the advancement of their children.

24

She is cautious ______ telling secrets.

25

Are you content ______ the quality of the teaching?

26

The teacher was angry ______ the student’s conduct.

27

Are you angry ______ me?

28

Mary is envious ______ Janet’s beauty.

29

What do you think inflation is due ______?

30

I’m familiar ______ your work.

31

I’m familiar ______ his family.

32

She was disappointed ______ her exam results.

33

Your composition is full ______ mistakes.

34

The film was based ______ a novel by Hemingway.

35

He stole the car belonging ______ his friend.

36

His speech was not appropriate ______ the occasion.

37

I was not aware ______ your intention.

38

You should always be faithful ______ your promise.

39

He is a man devoid ______ all fine feelings.

40

The supply of material is not adequate ______ the needs of the industry.

41

I’m very concerned ______ my mother’s illness.

42

I was startled ______ the loud knock on the door.

43

Our plans may change subject ______ the weather.

44

Her ability makes her successful ______ everything she does.

45

He thinks he is superior ______ us because his father is very rich.

46

I was very surprised ______ the news of your marriage.

47

Terry was jealous ______ Tom’s success.

48

They are innocent ______ the crime.

49

I’m short ______ money this week. Can you lend me some?

50

Please don’t be proud ______ your homework. I know you haven’t done it.

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