Preposition after certain verbs

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Preposition after certain verbs

This is a quick review of a point in grammar with a few notes to help your self-study!

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1. Can you wait _______ me to finish my lunch?

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2. I'm relying _______ my co-worker to answer all my emails while I'm on holiday.

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3. Sun cream protects you _______ getting burnt.

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4. Tax is based _______ how much you earn.

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5. We promise to respond _______ all emails within three days.

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6. Shall I ask _______ the bill?

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7. It took me two weeks to recover _______ the flu.

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8. Our staff will provide you _______ audio guides on request.

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9. She listens _______ the radio a lot.

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10. I'm doing a law degree, specializing _______ commercial law.

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11. I agree _______ Mike.

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12. He thanked me _______ the flowers.

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13. She doesn't believe _______ coincidences.

(in case you have no idea about coincidences: the fact of two things happening at the same time by chance, in a surprising way )

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14. I applied _______ the job, but I didn't get it.

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15. I suffer _______ allergies.

(allergy: a medical condition that causes you to react badly or feel ill when you eat or touch a particular substance)

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16. I don't approve _______ hunting animals for their fur.

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17. He apologized _______ being late.

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18. This shampoo smells _______ bananas.

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19. Their decision will depend _______ the test results.

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20. She apologized _______ me the next day.

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21. We're finding it difficult to deal _______ the stress.

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22. Please refer _______ the notes at the end for more information.

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23. I am interested _______ reading books.

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24. I can't go out tonight because I have to prepare _______ my interview tomorrow.

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25. She won an award because she saved someone _______ drowning.

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26. Our dog died _______ old age.

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27. If you make so much noise, I can't concentrate _______ my work.

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28. Can I introduce you _______ my grandfather?

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29. This spray should protect you _______ mosquitoes.

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30. Paul was named _______ his grandfather.

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