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Advanced Use of Prepositions 16


Complete:


01. Look, it's nearly midnight. It's ....................... time we went.

02. Medicine should not be placed ......................... reach of small children.

03. You should not do it because it is ....................... the rules.

04. The mother divided the birthday cake ....................... the children at the party.

05. The tourist hired a car in order to travel ........................ the countryside, sightseeing.

06. The yacht was riding ............................ anchor in the bay.

07. The salesman did not have to pay for his car as it was provided ........................... his company's expense.

08. She is rather old-fashioned and ........................... the times.

09. It was such an extremely bad thing to have done that it was ..................contempt.

10. It stands .......................... reason that success requires hard work.

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