Prepositions - Exercises

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Exercises

Look at the picture above, and type the correct prepositions into the spaces.

  1. Ian lives a small house.a building → in
  2. He has been living here 2005.how long (beginning of the time period is known) → since
  3. his house, there is a hotel.next to, beside, by
  4. It was built three years Ian’s uncle, who is an architect.1st space: how many years ago (when) → … ago|2nd space: creator (by whom) → by
  5. the hotel there is a bus stop.physically before something → in front of
  6. The people staying the hotel can get on the bus here to go the city centre.1st space: a building, but also a place that people use for a particular reason → in/at (both are correct)|2nd space: destination → to
  7. When they come back, they can get off the bus the other side the street.1st space: on a certain side → on|2nd space: belonging to (genitive) → of
  8. winter, Ian also goes bus quite often.1st space: when/season of year → in|2nd space: to travel in a vehicle → by
  9. He only uses his car the weekends or when he goes shopping Thursdays.1st space: when/weekend → at|2nd space: when/weekday → on
  10. his workplace, where has been working four years, he usually goes foot.1st space: destination → to|2nd space: how long (amount of time is known) → for|3rd space: walking → on foot
  11. It’s only about 10 minutes his home.starting point → from