EXERCISE: Verbs + prepositions

1. There’s no such thing as good or bad taste. It all depends your point of view.

2. I invited Caroline to my birthday party but since she was suffering a terrible cold, she could not make it.

3. If you are thinking spending your holiday at the Belgian seaside, you should bear in mind that the weather is very variable.

4. I’d like you to compare Gide’s use of irony that of Flaubert?

5. In winter a lot of people feel depressed because they long the sunshine.

6. Joanna : Sarah, how would you define a real friend ?
Sarah : In my opinion, a real friend is someone you can trust and rely whatever happens.

7. Matthew was in love with Anna so he kept on smiling her during class.

8. It doesn’t matter if you agree with me as long as you believe the main ideas.

9. Tom: Did you succeed getting through to her, Simon ?
Simon : No, I called but her mother said she wasn’t in.

10. (telephone) Excuse me, could you send me your correct e-mail address? I’d like to apply the job of full-time secretary you are advertising.

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Analyse : Jean Schumacher   Réalisation informatique : Boris Maroutaeff
Dernière mise à jour : 13/09/2001