Гусак Англійська граматика (2001)



Here you have some expressions with the preposition in

To have interest in, to be interested in, to be in love with, to be rich in, in the way, to be in need of, in the rain (sun, snow), in the cold (heat), in fact, in general, in the open air, in one’,s opinion, in pencil (ink, coal), in smb’s. place, in red (blue, white), in secret, in short, in the sky, in time, in vain, in a way, in spring (winter, summer, autumn), in the street, in (under) the circumstances, in the direction of, in the south (west, east).

Fill in the prepositions where necessary.

1.The portrait was painted … oil.

2. Yesterday Ann was dressed … white.

3. He felt at that moment he was … love with the whole world.

4. They searched everywhere, but it was … vain.

5. … his … it was too late to publish this article.

6. The doctor advised her not to sit … the sun so long.

7. Everybody knew that Helen was … love with Bob.

8. He liked to run … the open air every spring.

9. They kept it … secret from Paul.

10. She is interested … some collections of minerals.

11. They always keep everything … secret from the others.

12. He is … need of money. Can you borrow him any ?

13. … their opinion I am a fool to help you.

14. He tried to lift the heavy log, but it was … vain.

15. We met by chance … the way to the cinema.

16. Ann did not know what to do … these circumstances.

17. They are interested … these problems.

18. He has no interest … music.

19. … fact we did this work ourselves.

20. They stood … the sun too long. The sun was pitiless … the heat.


Prepositions can be simple: on, at, in, with; derivative: behind, across, between, below, along; compound: onto, without, throughout; composite: in spite of, because of, instead of, outside, inside, in be-tween, at.

Fill in one of these prepositions, were necessary.

1. They became good friends … Tom.

2. I found it … the curtain.

3. He left … any word.

4. The guest came … and greeted us.

5. I saw the grain deep … the bulb.

6. We looked … and did not see anybody.

7. The lamp is … the table.

8. She was sitting … us.

9. It was too cold … and we did not go for a walk.

10. He gave her all the toys which were … the table.

11. There was something odd … this old gentleman.

12. Do you know that Bob came … my request.

13. We did it … my own initiative.

14. Don’t speak … a whisper, speak … a loud voice.

15. I was sorry for him … all my heart.


You are given here some expressions with the preposition at.

at the age of, at all, at the beginning, at the end, at all costs, at down, at first, at home, at last, at least, at a loss, to shout at, to be good at, to knock at, to laugh at, to throw at, to work at, to be

surprised at, at night, at once, at peace, at war, at first sight, at work, at will.

Fill in the necessary expressions with the preposition at:

1. Howard started … and reached the mountains late …

2. They had the same books … that is why they refused to buy them.

3. The boy … the stone … the crow and it flew away.

4. They have been … this problem for a year.

5. She understood it … and frowned.

6. Larry never … his children and they respect him very much.

7. I did not recognize you …

8. We need … three more days to finish this work.

9. My uncle said they must do it …

10. They always … his jokes.

11. Mankind is … the size of Egyptian pyramid.

12. Liz is … geography and … physics.

13. Pakistan was … with India some decades ago.

14. My mother always gets up … and does a lot of house work.

15. It is very difficult for cats and dogs to live …

16. Hilbert drove his Mercedes … 160 kilometers and we were scared.

17. Thomas was … in Vietnam for three years.

18. Sonia is a very naughty girl but … she is very kind hearted.

19. Can you read this signature … of the picture?

20. At this time of the day dad is …

21. I knocked … twice but nobody answered.

22. … the storm may last a week.

23. We shall meet … , shall not we. And I shall treat you to some delicious ice cream.

24. The rooster always gets up … and sings in the yard.

25. Tom said he had no money … He was broke.

26. The lights went off … of the performance.

27. … of the story the Prince kissed the Princess and she woke up.

28. The man was … ducks.

29. You will not understand this book if you do not start … very …

30. Is your mother … or … ? No, she is …


Here you see some expressions with the preposition by: to divide by, to increase by; to judge, by, day by day, one by one, by chance (accident), take by, by heart, by mistake, by name, by profession, by surprise, by the way, by train (plane, bus, ship, tram), step by step, to mean by.

Fill in these expressions into the sentences.

1. They arrived in time and entered the ball room …

2. We met … yesterday and went to the concert.

3. I do not like to learn … but I must learn a lot.

4. He called the boy … and gave him his documents.

5. What is she … ? Oh, she is a surgeon.

6.We went there … and saw a lot out of window of the carriage.

7. He led her slowly … and looked into her eyes.

8. …, where is my handkerchief? It was here, in my handbag.

9. Sarah took somebody’s umbrella …

10. He had to visit the police …

11. She took her daughter … and led her to the car.

12. Can you … nine … three?

13. The fastest way of traveling is …

14. The rain caught her …

15. What do you … that?

16. We took their copy books …

17. Can we … ten … three?

18. Walter appeared in this town …

19. I prefer to travel … because I like to watch dolphins and sea-gulls.

20. Kevin tamed his lion cub quietly, slowly …

21. What did he … that?

22. We never … people … appearances.

23. Mona is an architect …

24. … can you give me your umbrella? I have forgotten mine.

25. Joe knows her only ... … They are not close friends.


You are given here some expressions with the preposition for: to ask for, to be famous for, to be late for, to be sorry for, to exchange for, to hope for, to leave for, to demand for, to prepare for, to respect for, to care for, to start for, to wait for, for ever, for good, for fear, for fun, for instance (for example), for the time being, for a walk, for the first (last) time, for a purpose, for a reason, for a walk.

Use these prepositions in the sentences below.

1. Silvester Stallone is famous … his film «Rembo».

2. She is always late … lectures. The teachers do not like that.

3. Barry is sorry … forgetting the material at home.

4. We leave … London in a fortnight.

5. I like to go … a walk in the rain.

6. He said that he was leaving Scotland … ever.

7. … time being it is enough. We have picked up a lot of mush-rooms.

8. They were sitting quietly in the dark room … fear not to get into trouble.

9. Look at this. We always do this just … fun.

10. Dad and came here … the first time and I hope … the last time.

11. We can either take this stone, … example ruby.

12. They will use it … special purpose.

13. There is an enormous demand … lemons in Iran because of tra-ditional meals.

14. She does not know about it. You had better prepare her … the bad news.

15 They lost their property. I am so sorry … them.

16. We hope … better changes in Ukraine.

17. Children have been waiting … us for 2 hours, let is hurry.

18. Please, try to have respect … other people’s opinions.

19. We always care … the problems of our children.

20. This train starts … Liverpool at 10 a. m.

21. Let is take … instance this case and study it.

22. He looked at the city … the last time and turned his head.

23. Kevin Kostner became famous … his film «Waterworld».

24. Hurry up. We are late … the concert.

25. Did you ask … permission to come so late?


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Ми перейшли міст і звернули до лісу.

2. Том утомлено йшов уздовж дороги і думав про своє.

3. Ця книжка була без назви.

4. Він стояв за дверима і плакав.

5. Замість того, щоб піти, ми залишились.

6. Надворі гавкав собака.

7. Усе навкруги було вкрито снігом.

8. Тед не прийшов через дощ.

9. Усі бачили, що Том і Беккі були закохані одне в одного.

10. Я дуже люблю гуляти під дощем.

11. Фактично, вони не склали чотири іспити.

12. Томпсони завжди готують шашлики (barbecue) на відкри¬тому повітрі.

13. Він оглянувся і побачив чоловіка,одягненого в чорне.

14. Ми тримаємо все в секреті від Хелен.

15. Клара намагалася дістати цю марку, але все було даремно.

16. Діти йдуть до школи у семирічному віці.

17. Мандрівники вирушили на світанку і добралися лише пізно увечері.

18. Том кричав на кошеня, і воно бігло до дверей.

19. Вони стукали у двері двічі, але ніхто не відчинив.

20. Стів кинув камінь у ворону, і вона полетіла.

21. Емма працює над статтею два тижні.

22. Це було вночі і нічого не було видно.

23. Вони закохалися з першого погляду і одружились через три дні.

24. Кореспонденти намагались дістати матеріали в будь-який спосіб.

25. Діти сміялися з кошеняти, коли воно бігло за стрічкою (string).

26. Це все трапилося на початку вистави.

27. Студенти були здивовані його приходом сюди.

28. Він був найкращий з математики та фізики.

29. Пасажири заходили до автобуса один за одним.

30. Я не люблю вчити вірші напам’ять.

31. Спортсмени бігали на стадіоні день за днем.

32. До речі, де ти купив ці словники?

33. Солдати просувалися повільно, крок за кроком, по гірській стежці.

34. Я не люблю подорожувати літаком, я віддаю перевагу подо¬рожувати поїздом.

35. Джон Ленон відомий своїми піснями.

36. Його батьки покинули цю країну назавжди і не збиралися повертатись.

37. Енн ходить щовечора на прогулянки.

38. Я роблю цю іграшку вперше.

39. Ми не можемо цього зробити з кількох причин (several rea-sons).

40. Моряки сподівалися на кращу погоду.


Here you have some word combinations with the preposition from: from above, from behind, from among, from over, from under, to bor-row from, to recover from, to prevent from, to result from, to tell (dif-fer) from, to translate from, from bad to worse, from memory, from time to time, from side to side, from a point of view, from morning till night, from cold, from the beginning to the end, to judge from.

Translate into English the word combinations in brackets:

1. He decided to (позичити гроші) from the bank and soon he got his credit.

2. Jane looks better. She has just (одужала від) long and hard dis-ease.

3. It is sometimes very difficult to (відрізнити) twins (один від одного).

4. Everything goes (все гірше та гірше) since we left London.

5. Professor Chandler has a brilliant memory. He reads all his lec-tures (по пам’яті).

6. Since we have moved to Alabama we go to New York (час від часу).

7. She was crying desperately and waving (з боку в бік).

8. We were waiting too long. We were waiting for him (з ранку до ночі).

9. Alice was at that boring performance (з початку до кінця).

10. They have been (перекладають) this novel (з французького) into Ukrainian.

11. Did you really read this (з початку)?

12. He took his papers somewhere (ззаду) and gave them to me.

13. We cannot (відрізнити їх) each other.

14. They were working (з ранку до ночі) and left too late.

15. (З нашої точки зору) is the best specialist.


You see here some word combinations with the preposition into: to cut into, to divide into, to take into consideration, to trans¬late into.

Fill in these word combinations into the sentences below.

1. Please … the meat … ten slices. The will be ten of us.

2. Let’s … this cake … half.

3. She … the novels … German.

4. We always … all the remarks given.

5. He … his sandwich … three parts.

6. They … the apple … five pieces.

7. All your wishes …

8. They translated the text … English.

9. We have … the cake … six slices and put on the table.

10. We … the bun … half.


Here you are given the use of the preposition of: to accuse of, to consist of, to deprive of, to remind of, to be afraid of, to be ashamed of, to be tired of, to be fond of, to be full of, to be proud of, to be sure)certain) of, to be in need of, to be of importance, to be of value, to be of interest)to), to get rid of, to make use of, to take advantage of, to take care of.

Translate the word — combinations below from Ukrainian into English:

1. She didn’t (нагадала) me (про) this and left the book at home.

2. Tom is always (боїться) the dogs and tries not to meet with them.

3. She (соромиться) her manners and behaves rather awkwardly.

4. Tom has been running for an hour and now he is (утомлений від) running.

5. The glass is (повний) water. Don’t split it.

6. He loves tennis very much and he is (захоплюється) Agassy.

7. They are (пишаються) their children who are rather talented.

8. This vase is very (цінна) for us. Don’t break it.

9. How often do you (позбуваєтесь) old things?

10. Margaret always (доглядає) her babies. They always look very neat.

11. Do you often (використовуєте) this old washing machine?

12. We always try (використати переваги) our swimming pool.

13. This new hand manual (складається з) twelve units.

14. We (звинуватили) Tom (в) missing all the examination materi-als.

15. The box was (повний) nice ornaments.


Here you see the use of the preposition after: after all, to be named (called) after somebody, day after day, the day after tomorrow, long after, soon after.

Choose the correct expressions from the lines above to fill the gaps:

1. They did this hard work …

2. We shall finish this exercise …

3. She will clean the flat … he comes.

4. John is … his uncle.

5. … days and nights of waiting his parents were happy to see him.

6. We … our baby … our great grandfather.

7. … these years of searching he found his treasure.

8. The tournament will be held …

9. He polishes his car … and looks so happy.

10. We shall eat this cake … the guests come.


Here you have the use of prepositions behind, beyond and down: to be behind time — спізнитись; to fall behind — відставати; to leave something behind — забути щось; behind one’s back — робити щось нишком; beyond doubt — без сумніву; beyond one’s power — не в змозі; it’s beyond me — це вже занадто; to lie down — прилягти, to sit down — присісти; to write down — записати; down to, upside down — догори ногами.

Use these word combinations in the sentences below:

1. I don’t like people like him. He … everything …

2. We missed twenty lessons and … very much. That’s why we must work hard.

3. He is the smartest boy in his class and it’s …

4. I cannot help you because it’s …

5. When we are in a hurry we always …

6. The train is …

7. I cannot see him again. It’s …

8. Will you … here? This chair is so comfortable.

9. He felt exhausted and decided … for a few minutes.

10. This abstract painting is hanging … What do you think?


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Ми позичили велику суму в його банку і повинні скоро повернути гроші.

2. Том одужав від грипу? Я не знаю, я його не бачила три тижні.

3. Сем часто підробляє, перекладаючи з німецької на українську.

4. З його точки зору ми повинні мати власний будинок.

5. Час від часу Джіл відвідує свою стареньку тітку.

6. Ми розрізали пиріг на тридцять шматків і подали до столу.

7. Поділи яблуко навпіл зі мною.

8. Ми завжди перекладаємо з української на англійську.

9. Цей розділ складається з чотирьох частин.

10. Я дуже боюсь собак і не можу їх бачити.

11. Ми його не запрошуємо, бо соромимося його манер.

12. Фред здихався старого одягу, який лежав на горищі (attic).

13. Не нагадуй мені про екзамени. Я і так їх боюся.

14. Ернста назвали на честь його діда.

15. Якщо ми виїдемо післязавтра, то встигнемо на поїзд.

16. Сміти поїхали в Сочі після всього.

17. Діти відстали від інших з математики.

18. Моніка згадала, що залишила вдома свою улюблену сукню.

19. Джо був не в силі допомогти нам.

20. Джейн завжди робить все нишком.


Here you see the use of the preposition on: to congratulate on, to depend on, to insist on, to rely on, to spend on, on all sides, on the av-erage, on behalf of, on business, on board a ship, on condition, on the contrary, to be on fire, on foot, on the one (other) hand, on purpose, on the right, on sale, on a large scale, on the whole, on the way, and so on, later on.

Translate into English the word combinations in the gaps:

1. He came to London (у справах).

2. We fist met (на борту корабля) twenty years ago.

3. I really cannot (покладатися на) him in anything. He is so oblivious.

4. They went two hundred kilometers (на ногах) and only then they were noticed by the helicopter.

5. )З одного боку) you are right but (з другого боку) you must prove it.

6. We have discussed this problem (у цілому).

7. The house was (у вогні) and there were a lot of firemen near it.

8. We saw some nice grapes (у продажу) and bought them.

9. He did it (спеціально). He wanted to hurt her.

10. (По дорозі) home they picked up a lot of mushrooms.

11. We studied Maths, Physics, languages and (так далі).

12. The committee meant the problem (у цілому).

13. They met twenty years ago (на борту корабля ‘Нахімов’).

14. She doesn’t live in the country (навпаки) she lives in New York.

15. They (поздоровили) Bill (з) his birthday.


You have here the use of the prepositions out and out of: to find out — розібратися, з’ясувати, to point out — вказати, to work out — розробити, out of danger — у безпеці, out of date — застарілий, out of work — без роботи, out of doors — надворі, на відкритому повітрі, out of envy — із заздрості, out of fashion — той, що вийшов з моди, out of use — той, що вийшов з ужитку, out of order — не працює, out of place — недоречно, out of ques-tion — без сумніву.

Fill in the empty space with the expressions above:

1. He … that the box was empty and all the documents disappeared.

2. She was … that she was always late and she was proposed to quit.

3. The children … the plan how to save the dolphin.

4. Only then Eliza realized that she was …

5. Stanley has been … for three months and he hopes to get the job soon.

6. Betsy looked very upset because all her clothes were …

7. We don’t use these expressions any more. They are …

8. His dish washer is … and he is going to repair it.

9. She did it … She is always jealous with Richard.

10. Children must be … for two — three hours every day.


Here you see the combinations with the preposition over: to run over (наїхати), to talk over (обговорити), to think over (обдумати), all over the world (country, town), over again, over there.

Use these word combinations in the sentences below:

1. The truck … the tree and blocked the road.

2. They had been talking for more than three hours and … all the questions.

3. You must … it … and then you will tell me your decision.

4. Marx and Spencer are very popular. They have the chain shops …

5. Are you looking for them? They are … in the garden.

6. He has been … by the lorry and is in the hospital now.

7. Let’s … this problem … We are ready for it.

8. Don’t do that! … it … , please.

9. They have been traveling … for half a year.

10. Where is Sandra? She is … near the door.


Translate the following sentenses into English:

1. Мої друзі привітали мене із закінченням інституту.

2. Будинок горів, і пожежники приїхали негайно.

3. Вони зустрілися на борту корабля «Ушаков».

4. Ми оглянули книжку з усіх боків і попросили загорну-

ти її.

5. Боббі побачив у продажу полуниці і купив два кіло¬грами.

6. Вони розглянули питання в цілому.

7. Діти зустріли батьків по дорозі додому.

8. Будинок стояв праворуч біля парку.

9. Усе буде залежати від його батьків.

10. Анна наполягала на його приїзді до Лондона.

11. Я ніколи не можу покладатись на нього.

12. Саллі поїхала в ділову подорож.

13. Ця компанія розробила всі програми для нашого заводу.

14. Мері зауважили, що вона зробила багато помилок.

15. Джексон знав, що діти були в безпеці.

16. Том зробив це із заздрощів.

17. Цей прилад вийшов з ужитку, і його треба викинути.

18. Ми розібрались, що вона була несправедлива.

19. Ця сукня вийшла з моди, і я подарувала її тітці.

20. Ця інформація застаріла, і ми не можемо її використати.


Here you have word combinations with the preposition to: to agree to, to apologize to, to belong to, to happen to, to listen to, to pay atten-tion to, to prefer to, to reply to, to seem to, to refer to, to speak)talk) to, to subscribe to, attentive to, clear to, devoted to, equal to, familiar to, grateful to, important to, kind to, known to, necessary to, polite to, strange to, useful to, useless to.

Translate the expressions in the gaps into English:

1. He (вибачився перед) her for forgetting the papers.

2. They never (звертають увагу на) these problems.

3. We always (оформляємо підписку на) the Times.

4. These manuscripts (належать) my great grand dad.

5. All scientists (посилаються на) his articles in their works.

6. It (трапилося з) Jane last year when she was on holidays.

7. They never (звертають увагу на) their children.

8. She is always very (уважна до) relatives.

9. I like (говорити з) them when we visit them.

10. His face seemed very (знайомим) me but I couldn’t under-stand why.


You have here some word combinations with the prepositions un-der and up: to be under the circumstances, to be under consideration, to be under repair, to pick up, to ring up, to save up, to sit up, to stand up, to wake up, up to date, up and down, hurry up, it is up to you, time is up, up to the mark.

Use these word combinations in the sentences below:

1. If you … early in the morning you will be able to do a lot.

2. He wanted to continue the game but his … was …

3. They were going along the forest … the mushrooms on their way.

4. They lived at their uncle because their house was …

5. Children, … please because we have little time.

6. John … and left the room.

7. Do you know what to do … these … ?

8. You must solve this problem yourself, …

9. Will you … me … when he brings the papers?

10. This is … technology and we are going to use it.


You see here some word combinations with the prepositions with and without: to cover with, to fill with, to leave with, to shake (tremble) with, to be pleased with, to be popular with, to be pale(red) with, to be satisfied with, without fail, it goes without saying — само собою зрозуміло; to do without — обходитись без чогось.

Fill in the empty space with the word combinations above:

1. The mountains and hills were … snow and it was very cold.

2. The children were … fear and crying in the dark room.

3. The dean was … the results of the session.

4. The writer is very … the children and his books have been sold.

5. He … the gaps … the prepositions and started a new exercise.

6. I can … without sugar and drink tea only with the lemon.

7. She was … anger and left the room hurriedly.

8. As a very famous actor he is … the spectators.

9. Ann was … the results of her exams because she got only ‘fives’.

10. He was … fear because he got frightened.


Fill in the prepositions where necessary:

(in, by, in, with, again, was, out, between, at, with, to, of, to, into, in, to, to, from, on, of).


The English king Richard the Lion Heart (1) … a tall and strong man. He was very proud (2) … his strength and often liked to show people how strong he was.

Once as he was riding (3) … horseback in the country-side he sud-denly noticed that his horse had lost one of its shoes. Luckily, he was not far (4) … a little village and soon he found a blacksmith. «Give me a good horseshoe,» he said (5) … the man. The blacksmith chose a horseshoe and gave it (6) … him. Richard took it (7) … his hands and broke it (8) … two. «This horseshoe is no good,» he said (9) … the blacksmith, «give me a better one». The blacksmith gave him another but Richard broke it almost as easily as the first one.

The blacksmith was surprised (10) … it, but he did not say a word. He found a third horseshoe and offered it (11) … the king. This time Richard seemed to be satisfied (12) … it and ordered the Blacksmith to shoe his horse.

When the work was done, Richard offered the man a coin. The blacksmith took the coin, looked (13) … it, and, putting it (14) … his fingers, broke it in two. Now it was Richard`s turn to be surprised. He took a larger coin (15) … of his pocket and handed it (16) … to the blacksmith. The man broke it again (17) … the same ease, adding: «This coin is no good, give me a better one!» Richard smiled and, handing the man a gold coin, said: «Your horseshoes are rather expen-sive, my friend, but I am glad to have met a man who is as strong as I am. I should like to have you (18) … my army.»

It is said that the blacksmith joined Richard`s army and fought side (19) … side with the king (20) … many battles.


Correct the mistakes.

1. This book is rather popular at young people.

2. Neil stood under and left the room.

3. Hillary never pays attention on her children.

4. The truck ran in the tree and broke it.

5. The group of students worked up this plan.

6. She always does it in envy.

7. The chidren congratulated their mother of her birthday.

8. Canada borders at the USA in the south.

9. Barry had been ill for a long time and fell after the group.

10. I like to write my impressions on.


Put the prepositions in the correct order.

1. We can do cakes for ages without.

2. The road was with covered snow and it was very slippery.

3. The up kittens down jumped and looked very funny.

4. Tim lives in the hotel because his under house is the repair.

5. The manuscripts to belonged old duke Wellington.

6. They told us they would over talk this problem.

7. My fridge is too old and now it is use of out.

8. Sally is always out pointed that she is late.

9. The representative of our firm went on there business.

10. They did after day this boring work day.


Choose the correct answer:

1. We were caught … the storm.

a) in; b) on; c) by; d) at; e) with.

2. We arrived … the station too early.

a) in; b) on; c) by; d) at; e) with.

3. They heard a loud knock … door.

a) in; b) on; c) by; d) at; e) with.

4. Ann was crying … pain when the dentist touched her sore tooth.

a) in; b) out with; c) by; d) with; e) at.

5. The sofa is very convenient … me.

a) in; b) on; c) by; d) for; e) to.

6. Her love … her husband was enormous.

a) in; b) on; c) to; d) with; e) for.

7. It makes no difference … me.

a) in; b) on; c) to; d) for; e) with.

8. Game was always very cruel … his family.

a) in; b) on; c) to; d) for; e) with.

9. It is necessary … him to take this exam.

a) to; b) in; c) on; d) for; e) with.

10. Daniel was always laughing … me when we were children.

a) on; b) at; c) in; d) with; e) for.


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Вони довго йшли лісом.

2. Новини швидко поширилися містом.

3. Ідіть цією дорогою.

4. Пароплав плив по Дніпру.

5. Вона ходила по кімнаті.

6. Вони переправились через річку один за одним.

7. На моєму годиннику зараз десята.

8. Ми живемо в Лондоні.

9. Діти ходили в зоопарк.

10. Приходьте о шостій вечора.

11. Вони увійшли в будинок.

12. Ми не можемо вийти в такий дощ.

13. Вона стояла і дивилась у вікно.

14. Ми приїдемо в липні.

15. Том поклав руки в кишені.




Fill in the correct prepositions:

1. Kathy is … love with Johnny.

2. We always like to play … the open air.

3. They hoped to find his relatives but … vain.

4. We came … the end of the month.

5. He laughed … her and she began to cry.

6. Everybody saw that it was love … first sight.

7. He visited his sick uncle day … day.

8. She went to Sochi … plane.

9. Her father was a surgeon … profession.

10. Alen Delon is famous … his films.


Choose the correct answer:

1. They went … a walk every evening that autumn.

a) for; b) in; c) on.

2. This lady has been waiting … you for two hours.

a) in; b) for; c) at.

3. She was trembling … cold and looked sick.

a) at; b) for; c) from.

4. He prevented her … falling down.

a) from; b) in; c) on.

5. My Granddad always recites poems … memory.

a) on; b) for; c) from.

6. We cut this cake … ten pieces.

a) into; b) on; c) from.

7. He was named … his great grandfather.

a) for; b) after; c) in.

8. She is too tired and wants to lie …

a) near; b) at; c) down.

9. This picture hangs upside … and you should change its posi-tion.

a) down; b) on; c) after.

10. The books are … date. Don’t buy them.

a) into; b) out of; c) over.


Fill in the correct prepositions:

1. Be very attentive and think it …

2. She apologized … her brother for forgetting to buy the ciga-rettes for him.

3. His face was very familiar … me but I couldn’t remind him.

4. We subscribed … five newspapers and two magazines.

5. This house is … repair and we can’t move this month.

6. Don’t wake me … so early because I had a sleepless night.

7. He filled the glass … cold water and slowly drank it.

8. It goes … saying that he always washes dishes.

9. The girl is … here in the sitting room.

10. There was a fire in their house but the children are … danger.


Translate the expressions in the gaps into English:

1. (За цих обставин) he did everything he could.

2. When we came they were (удома) and we were glad to see them.

3. Her sister was a surgeon (за професією) and she was said to be one of the best.

4. Johnny’s hope (на повернення) Sarah’s was so strong that he started to write everywhere.

5. Tammy understood that she lost Bob (назавжди).

6. All the things went (все гірше та гірше) and my parents left Canada.

7. Have you seen Larry? He has just (видужав від) flu.

8. She is (без сумніву) one of the best students of our university.

9. I (відстала) on mathematics and need some time to learn the material.

10. They (наполягали на) our return home at once.


Fill in the correct prepositions:

1. … fact he was right but she didn’t want to tell it.

2. They kept it … secret from everybody.

3. He met her … the street but didn’t call her.

4. She went to the cinema … going to the lectures.

5. In our country children go to school … seven.

6. The children threw the stones … crows and laughed.

7. He did it … once without thinking about it.

8. We learn a lot of poems … heart at school.

9. They carried out their research work slowly … step.

10. Harry cared … his children very much as he was a model father.


Choose the correct answer:

1. Ted was sorry … his behaviour and apologized to his parents.

a) for; b) on; c) of.

2. I have been waiting … you for three hours.

a) in; b) for; c) of.

3. He got the papers somewhere … and gave them to us.

a) from behind; b) from among; c) from on.

4. The situation has got … for the last three days.

a) from good to better; b) from bad to worse; c) from nice to nicer.

5. We were translating the text … French when the principal entered.

a) on; b) in; c) into.

6. The book consisted … twenty units connected with each other.

a) of; b) at; c) from.

7. They are fond … skating very much and append a lot of time on the lake.

a) after; b) on; c) of.

8. It was … his power to help her in this case.

a) down; b) beyond; c) after.

9. Please write it … in your copy books at once.

a) over; b) above; c) down.

10. I know he did it … purpose but I cannot prove it.

a) on; b) at; c) in.


Fill in the correct prepositions:

1. She is always late … her lessons because she is very absent minded.

2. My twins are so much alike that sometimes I cannot tell them … each other.

3. … his point of view Charlie is not right.

4. We always take … consideration all her remarks.

5. Polly works … morning … night and looks so exhausted.

6. Henry has just recovered … pneumonia and is still rather weak.

7. Don’t forget to remind me … his arrival. I’m going to bake a big cake.

8. I always get rid … my old clothes and give them to Oxfam.

9. They are so proud … their children.

10. After … he is so tired and exhausted and wants to rest.


Choose the correct answer:

1. He will always depend … his brother because he has no money.

a) in; b) over; c) on.

2. They found … that she had lost the documents.

a) over; b) above; c) out.

3. She was upset very much because all her dresses were … fashion.

a) out of; b) on in; c) out after.

4. We came here not on holiday but … business.

a) to; b) on; c) at.

5. Our children spend a lot of time … doors and they look well.

a) from above; b) on in; c) out of.

6. You know we must talk it … and then we shall tell you our de-cision.

a) among; b) over; c) above.

7. Nancy apologized … her friend and closed the door.

a) to; b) on; c) at.

8. Larry is always so attentive … his nieces.

a) at; b) to; c) from.

9. This house has been … repair for five years.

a) over; b) after; c) under.

10. She was shaking … fear and was deathly pale.

a) on; b) with; c) in.


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Ця книжка досить популярна серед читачів, і ми збираємось перевидати її.

2. Кен не міг нічого зробити за цих обставин.

3. Шейла може обходитись без цукру досить тривалий час.

4. Діти були дуже задоволені новими іграшками.

5. Кошенята стрибали вгору і вниз, і дітям подобалось спосте¬рігати за ними.

6. Місіс Браун присвятила себе повністю дітям.

7. Ми завжди передплачуємо три газети та журнал.

8. Ця книжка належить моєму дідусеві.

9. Цю ідею потрібно добре обдумати і вирішити, що робити далі.

10. Де Петро? Ось тут, у дворі.

11. Вони щороку подорожують по всьому світу.

12. Професор завжди посилається на цю статтю.

13. Її син без роботи вже півроку.

14. Мій пилосос зламався і не працює.

15. Кейт указали, що вона робить дуже багато помилок у дик¬тантах.

16. По дорозі додому він знайшов цуценя і забрав його із собою.

17. Маргарет наполягала на його приїзді додому.

18. Це, без сумніву, найкраща робота цього року.

19. На мою думку, ця картина висить догори ногами.

20. Ти повинен нагадати мені про це, бо я забуду.


Put in the missing words from the box:

To, at, to, out of, on, in, of, at, to, into, of, into, of, in, of, at, of, for, of, of


A train stopped (1) … a French border station. The passengers opened their trunks and waited (2) … the inspection (3) … their things. One (4) … the passengers (5) … a first class carriage took a lot (6) … boxes (7) … cigarettes (8) … his trunk and wanted to put them (9) … his pockets. When his pockets were already full (10) … ciga-rettes and he couldn’t put any more (11) … them he said (12) … an-other man who was (13) … window ‘Will you, please take some (14) … boxes and put them (15) … your pockets? ‘Why don’t you leave them (16) … your trunk?’ asked the other passenger. ‘Because I don’t want to pay duty (17) … them’ answered the first passenger. ‘All right’ said the passenger (18) … the window. ‘Give them (19) … me. But I must tell you I’ll not return them (20) … you. ‘Why?’ ‘Because I am a French Customs officer.’


Choose the correct answer:

1. We came home … night and went to bed at once.

a) in; b) at; c) on.

2. It happened … cold winter day and we couldn’t help him.

a) in; b) at; c) on.

3. The debates were … this urgent problem.

a) by; b) over; c) on.

4. She is the best … mathematics and chemistry.

a) in; b) on; c) at.

5. The bumblebee stung him … the leg when he went barefoot.

a) in; b) on; c) at.

6. The international conference … the problems of disarmament has already started.

a) by; b) over; c) on.

7. He promised he would come … Friday.

a) on; b) at; c) on.

8. The lecturer read the lecture … the problems of natural envi-ronment.

a) by; b) over; c) on.

9. Have you heard? Sally’s dog bit her … hand.

a) in; b) on; c) at.

10. He works too far from home and comes late … night.

a) in; b) at; c) on.




Fill in the correct prepositions:

1. He kept it … secret from everybody and nobody knew about it.

2. Trees always look very beautiful … spring when they are in blossom.

3. It’s rather cold … Take your coat, please.

4. She was so angry that she left the room … saying good bye.

5. It will be always … us two. I’ll never anybody else about it.

6. She was dressed … blue that day and looked rather smart.

7. The small table was … the corner of the living room.

8. You can find me … at home in the evening.

9. Instead … going home he went to the pub.

10. Speaking frankly … general he is right.


Choose the correct answer:

1. You are too late. This information is … date now.

a) over; b) out of; c) into.

2. We like to go … a walk when the weather is warm.

a) for; b) on; c) at.

3. He came to that place day … day but he never saw this girl again.

a) on; b) at; c) by.

4. Father prevented the child … falling down.

a) from; b) at; c) on.

5. When she the lioness she started to tremble … fear.

a) of; b) at; c) with.

6. They got too tired and decided to lie … a little.

a) up; b) down; c) after.

7. She was named … her aunt and she didn’t like her name.

a) after; b) over; c) into.

8. Let’s divide the bun … half. It’s too big for one person.

a) onto; b) in; c) into.

9. The squirrel looked so funny that children started to laugh … it.

a) at; b) over; c) on.

10. We always like to play … the open air.

a) on; b) at; c) in.


Fill in the correct prepositions :

1. We cannot give the answer at once. We must think it …

2. Where do you see him? … there, in the distance.

3. If you wake me … early I’ll be grateful to you.

4. This man seemed very familiar … me but I couldn’t remind him.

5. I subscribed … ‘The Times’ last week.

6. She filled the glass … cold milk and drank it.

7. My house is … repair and we live in this hotel.

8. It goes … saying that she cooks dinners.

9. Look at this dress. It is … fashion and looks awful.

10. She apologized … him for stepping on his toe.


Translate the expressions in the gaps into English:

1. Tell me (коротко) what has happened.

2. He was standing (під дощем) for a long time and fell ill.

3. The dogs were barking (надворі) and he went out.

4. The lion jumped (крізь) the burning circle.

5. He stepped there (помилково) and apologized to her.

6. They met (випадково) ten years later and he hardly recognize her.

7. Betsy did it … her own initiative and the regretted it.

8. The squirrel was deep … the hollow of the tree.

9. I prefer to travel … plane because it is the fastest way of traveling.

10. Everybody saw that it was love …


Fill in the correct prepositions:

1. We always care … our children in this respect.

2. He did very carefully step … step.

3. I don’t like to learn … heart.

4. The doctor came … once after our call.

5. The boy threw the stone … the crow and it flew up.

6. In Britain children go to school … five or four.

7. We left at home … going to the university.

8. She met him … the street but didn’t recognize him.

9. Pamela always keeps everything … secret from her parents.

10 … the way, where is my umbrella?


Choose the correct answer:

1. What will you do … these circumstances?

a) under; b) over; c) after.

2. Volodymyr Vysotsky was very popular … the people of the USSR.

a) on; b) with; c) at.

3. Hurry … because the train is just on the platform.

a) up; b) on; c) from.

4. He was red … anger and shouted at them.

a) from; b) at; c) with.

5. It is … what to do in this situation. It must be your decision.

a) up to now; b) up to you; c) up to it.

6. It goes … that writes all the articles for the wall newspaper.

a) without saying; b) without words; c) without doubt.

7. I don’t like to speak … people like him. He is always boasting.

a) with; b) of; c) to.

8. When you come we’ll talk it … It is a very serious question.

a) over; b) under; c) after.

9. It was clear … everybody that he was lying.

a) at; b) on; c) to.

10. She was so pleased … this present.

a) with; b) at; c) on.


Fill in the correct prepositions:

1. We always refer … works in our articles.

a) on; b) to; c) of.

2. You can see the dog … in the yard.

a) over there; b) again and again; c) from under.

3. This scientist is known … everybody in his country

a) at; b) for; c) to.

4. This hair drier is … Will you try to repair it?

a) out of order; b) out use; c) out of question.

5. He looked … the right, then … the left and then he left the porch.

a) in, in; b) at, at; c) on, on.

6. Her brother has been … work for three months.

a) out on; b) out of; c) all over.

7. Jerry was ill for a long time and … the class very much.

a) fall behind; b) fall over; c) fall again.

8. They were listening … the music attentively.

a) on; b) at; c) to.

9. It’s … me to shake his hand. I will never do this.

a) beyond; b) over; c) after.

10. You can never rely … him. He is so oblivious.

a) on; b) at; c) of.


Choose the correct answer:

1.The mountains were covered … snow and looked very beau-tiful.

a) over; b) after; c) with.

2. The scientists are satisfied … the results of their work.

a) with; b) on; c) under.

3. The kittens jumped … and children were laughing happily.

a) out of; b) from under; c) up and down.

4. Every yogi can … food for a long time.

a) do without; b) do on; c) over.

5. He says that he has traveled … for the last twenty years.

a) over again; b) all over the world; c) on the world.

6. Mother Theresa was very kind … the mankind.

a) to; b) of; c) on.

7. He was going along the forest picking … all the mushrooms he saw.

a) on; b) at; c) up.

8. Ring me … when you come home. I’ll be waiting for your call.

a) up; b) on; c) over.

9. This face was strange … me and I couldn’t remind it at all.

a) on; b) to; c) at.

10. The truck … tree but luckily the driver left alive.

a) run over; b) run after; c) run on.


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Террі завжди цікавився марками і зібрав досить гарну ко¬лекцію.

2. На її місці я б не давала ту книжку.

3. Вона стояла за портьєрою і тихо плакала.

4. Діти сиділи між батьком і матір’ю та уважно дивились виставу.

5. Двадцять ділиться на чотири?

6. Професор Томпсон завжди спізнюється на лекції.

7. Вона готується до екзаменів уже чотири дні.

8. Час від часу діти приносять рибу дідусеві.

9. Ти можеш розрізати торт на сім частин?

10. Памела вийняла корзину з-під лави і поставила на стіл.

11. Його звинуватили у злочині, якого він не вчиняв.

12. Люди працювали на полі з ранку до ночі без відпочинку.

13. Колін назвав дочку на честь своєї прабабусі.

14. Коли Том поспішає, він завжди все забуває.

15. На мою думку, ця абстрактна картина висить догори ногами.

16. Баррі, без сумніву, найталановитіший музикант Європи.

17. Діти, запишіть ці речення в зошити.

18. Ми оглянули ящик з усіх боків і поклали його на терези.

19. Вони розробили новий метод прання білизни.

20. Ця дитина, без сумніву, — геній.


Put in the words from the box:

Down, in, at, off, out of, at, of, into, off, to, with, on, to, of, instead, on, in, by, in, about, in

A Frenchman, an Englishman and an American were boasting (1) … how fast the trains go (2) … their countries. The Frenchman said ‘(3) … my country the trains go so fast that the telegraph posts (4) … the line look like the a garden fence.’ The Englishman said ‘(5) … England the trains go so fast that we have to pour water (6) … the wheels to cool them because they get white hot and could melt.’

The American said ‘That’s nothing. You must come (7) … Amer-ica to see how fast the trains go there. I was once leaving (8) … a trip and my wife came (9) … me to see me (10) … I got (11) … the train and was standing (12) … the window (13) … my compartment. I wanted to give a kiss (14) … my wife as the train was just starting. So I leant (15, 16) … the window (17) … my compartment to give her a kiss. But the train went (18, 19) … such a speed that (20) … I kissed a cow (21) … a field six miles (22) … the line.


Choose the correct answer:

1. She left … the afternoon without saying good bye.

a) in; b) on; c) at.

2. Monty arrived … a cold winter day and we were very glad to see him.

a) at; b) on; c) in.

3. … last he reminded all the facts and wrote them down not to forget them again.

a) in; b) on; c) at.

4. They went to Paris … train because they liked it.

a) by; b) on; c) in.

5. The weather was rather warm and we decided to go … a walk.

a) at; b) on; c) for.

6. He knew a lot of poems and liked to recite them … memory.

a) for; b) from; c) on.

7. She left the country … at the age of ten when her parents went to America.

a) in; b) in; c) at.

8. We didn’t know what to do … these circumstances and asked him for a piece of advice.

a) under; b) at; c) by.

9. Lanny loved is Granny … all his heart and wanted to help her.

a) at; b) with; c) by.

10. They always keep everything … secret.

a) on; b) at; c) in.