Choose the best answer.
They went _____ sleep for several days.
I must apologize _____ you _____ not answering your letter at once.
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I met Mike this morning, he was asking _____ you.
Do not argue _____ a newspaper editor, he can always have the last word.
He never asked me _____ anything.
I know he is always ready to back _____ his friends.
Don’t expect him to approve _____ your design at once.
Beware _____ the dog!
The dictionary belongs _____ me.
The two scientists arrived _____ the same conclusion quite independently.
Moslems believe _____ God.
They blamed Peter _____ the failure.
The police are going to charge him _____ having murdered.
Our next-door neighbor said he’d complain _____ us _____ the police if we made any more noise.
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Paralysis has deprived him _____ the use of his right hand.
He did not die _____ hunger or cholera. He died _____ an accident.
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Some members of parliament voted _____ the proposal.
We all perform, and we all hope _____ approval.
Please excuse me _____ being late.
He feeds his horse _____ corn and beans.
We can call _____ Mary at her office at 10 tomorrow.
He boasted _____ the big fish he had caught.
The teacher explained the principles of nuclear fission ____ the class.
He insisted _____ being paid the full sum.
I introduced Terry _____ Janet, 2 years before they were married.
She would sit for hours listening _____ the songs of the birds.
They all praised her _____ being brave.
He stood looking _____ the picture for a long time.
If you don’t know what this means, refer _____ the dictionary.
The chance which he had looked ____ was now freely offered to him.
Have you replied _____ her letter?
I am intending to resign _____ the committee.
They knocked him down and robbed him _____ his watch.
I sent _____ the doctor without any delay because my father had started vomiting blood.
Water pollution, of course, is not new. We’ve worried ____ it for years.
The book speaks _____ the writer’s childhood.
At our next meeting Mr. Mill will be speaking _____ the early development of surgery.
In the Roman numerals, C stands _____ one hundred.
He really succeeds _____ anything he really puts his mind to.
The ice-cream tasted _____ soap.
The old lady thanked me _____ helping her across the street.
I’ll have to think _____ this before I give you an answer.
We’re thinking _____ going to Spain for our holidays but we’ve not decided for certain yet.
Whether you vote _____ or against the proposal doesn’t seem to matter very much.
Worrying _____ your health can make you ill.
He operates _____ the patient in an operating-theatre.
His accident prevented him _____ riding a bike for a year.
Everybody admired him _____ saving the child’s life.
Nothing can make up _____ his rudeness.
The teacher congratulated all the students _____ passing the exam.
The danger from any radioactive substances depends_____ where they are located.
He decided to give up sport in order to concentrate _____ his studies.
The policeman charged him _____ driving a car while under the influence of alcohol.
Government notice on each packet warns the public _____ the dangers of cigarette smoking.
I always run _____ money at the end of the month.
Pneumonia may lead _____ death.
A shortage of vitamin C result _____ skin infections and stow healing.
The sun appeals _____ both Labor and Conservative supporters.
Don’t turn _____ alcohol to handle pressure.
I rely _____ my wife, my two children and a small but solid group of friends.
If you do not comply _____ the traffic regulations you will get _____ trouble with the police.
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I pride myself _____ the fact that I read two or three books a week.
This town reminds me _____ the place where I was born.
Don’t blame me _____ what happened. It wasn’t my fault.
When I was driving home I almost crashed _____ a bus.
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