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Diagnostic English #11: Elementary/ Pre-intermediate (prepositions after adjectives) Pt.2

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51

We are quite satisfied ______ the result of the survey so far.

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She is married ______ a rich man.

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He soon got involved ______ serious difficulties.

54

She was impatient ______ the arrival of her boyfriend.

55

The teacher is always impatient ______ slow learners.

56

I was completely ignorant ______ her intentions.

57

What are you interested ______?

58

He is deeply involved ______ her and feels he must marry her because everyone expects it.

59

I’m so tired ______ your complaints.

60

His courage is worthy ______ the highest praise.

61

The sum covers the cost inclusive ______ postage.

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He was occupied ______ doing his homework.

63

I was most grateful ______ you for your kindness.

64

Do you plead guilty ______ stealing the car?

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He is occupied ______ the latest report at the moment.

66

My mother was pregnant ______ me at the time.

67

You should be thankful ______ her for telling you the truth.

68

I’m glad to get rid ______ the responsibility.

69

This chair is made ______ good solid oak.

70

You are responsible ____ your mother ____ keeping the house tidy.

71

Most people realize that toilet soap is made ______ coal and its by-products.

72

George has been cured ______ his cold.

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I was annoyed ______ my failure.

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She was annoyed ______ you for being impertinent.

75

Regular exercise is beneficial ______ health.

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He is a man apart ______ others.

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I’m becoming more and more displeased ______ your laziness.

78

Mike is quite equal ______ his sister in brain.

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It’s wise to be careful ______ one’s health.

80

She was conscious ______ being admired.

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Her exam results are not corresponding ______ her true abilities.

82

They are confident ______ his parents for money.

83

He is not dependent ______ his parents for money.

84

Your conduct was not consistent ______ your usual politeness.

85

I’m ever so grateful ______ you for help.

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He was always attentive ______ my ideas.

87

He is very generous ______ his money.

88

The manager was quite agreeable ______ my suggestion.

89

Sue became very excited ______ receiving a promotion.

90

This material is inferior ______ the kind we had last year.

91

Dr. Baker is very good ______ children.

92

He is capable ______ being an excellent student.

93

I’m not accustomed ______ being interrupted.

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I don’t see why he is so unkind ______ his brother.

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He was sick ______ hunger. He hadn’t eaten anything for two days.

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China is rich ______ minerals.

97

I’m not absolutely certain ______ it.

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It’s nice ______ you to be concerned ______ me.

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I hope you don’t think it is rude ______ me to refuse.

100

I’m not very keen ______ modern music.

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I feel confident ______ the future of our country.

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They are incapable ______ expressing themselves______ decent English.

103

These days everybody is aware ______ the dangers of smoking.

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My problems are very similar ______ yours.

105

I can’t stop to talk to you now. I’m a bit short______ time.

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The police are responsible ______ maintaining law and order.

107

I was very impressed______ the lesson he taught.

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I was delighted ______ the present you gave me.

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She is quite nice but I wouldn’t like to be married ______ her.

110

Nancy is engaged ______ a friend of mine.

111

We are virtually immune ______ certain diseases which cause death elsewhere.

112

Breathing asbestos-laden air may be hazardous______ health.

113

Strong winds are expected to make roads hazardous _____ drivers today.

114

I’m interested ______ chess but I’m not very good ______ it.

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