Verbs and Prepositions

Index

Complete the sentences using the words in bold. Use two to five words.

1) 'You're a very good guitar player, indeed.' - Susan told me.
COMPLIMENTED
Susan
a very good guitar player.
2) I'd like to address this music to my beautiful girlfriend.
DEDICATE
I'd like to
my beautiful girlfriend.
3) There were a lot of people in the waiting room.
CROWDED
The waiting room
people.
4) He likes going to the cinema.
KEEN
He
to the cinema.
5) Winter storms and heavy snowfall meant that no buses were running.
PREVENTED
The buses
winter storms and heavy snowfall.
6) I finally managed to contact Andrea.
CONTACTING
I finally
Andrea.

Test Answers!

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CORRECT!

COMPLIMENT SOMEBODY ON GERUN
COMPLIMENTED + ME + ON + BEING

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: COMPLIMENT SOMEBODY ON GERUND

CORRECT!

DEDICATE SOMETHING TO SOMEBODY
DEDICATE + THIS + MUSIC + TO

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: DEDICATE SOMETHING TO SOMEBODY

CORRECT!

BE CROWDED WITH SOMETHING/SOMEBODY
WAS + CROWDED + WITH

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You need to use this pattern: BE CROWDED WITH SOMETHING/SOMEBODY

CORRECT!

BE KEEN ON + GERUND
IS + KEEN + ON + GOING

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: BE KEEN ON + GERUND

CORRECT!

PREVENT SOMEBODY FROM (DOING) SOMETHING (PASSIVE)
WERE + PREVENTED + FROM + RUNNING + BY

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: PREVENT SOMEBODY FROM (DOING) SOMETHING (PASSIVE)

CORRECT!

SUCCEED IN + GERUND
SUCCEEDED + IN + CONTACTING

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: SUCCEED IN + GERUND

WARNING!

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