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Gerund and Preposition Exercise

Complete the sentences by using a preposition and the words in brackets. Remember that verbs should be put into the gerund form as they follow a preposition.


  1. Gregory decided on chicken instead (order/steak).
  2. I'm interested (watch/film) by Ken Loach.
  3. He apologised (be/late).
  4. I certainly can't blame you (not/want) to come.
  5. Magda's thinking (study/England).
  6. We are really very excited (hike/Andes) this coming summer.
  7. Simon isn't really used (walk/work).
  8. We thanked them (drive/us/home) after the football game.
  9. Could you please tell me who is responsible (accept/applications)?
  10. I'm sure she has a good reason (not/be/here).


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