Prepositions with Nouns and Ajectives

Based on the Language Focus in Unit 3, fill in the gaps with a preposition followed by a noun to complete the sentences:

1. Can you tell me the ________ ______ the delay?

attempt  change  different  i method  need  amendments  reason

at  in  on  of  for  to

2. I have a/an ________ _______ more practise in grammar.

attempt  change  different  information  possibility  need  amendments  

at  in  on  of  for  to

3. He made a/an _______ _______ make a good presentation, but he failed.

attempt  change  different  information  possibility  need  amendment  reason

at  in  on  of  for  to

4. This book is _______ _______ the old book. It has more exercises.

attempt  change  different  information  possibility  method  need  amendments  reason

at  in  on  of  for  to

5. I've noticed a/an _______ _______ his behavior. He has become more sociable than before.

attempt  change  different  information  possibility  method  need  amendments  reason

at  in  on  of  for  to

6. In the meeting, we discussed the ________ _______ conducting our business in other cities. 

change  different  possibility  amendments  

at  in  on  of  for  to

7. What is your _______ ________ selecting new employees?

attempt  change  different  information  possibility  method  amendments  

at  in  on  of  for  to

8. I don't know the ______ _______ analysing the data.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   lesson  experience   decrease   way 

at  in  on  of  for  to

9. There has been a slight ______ _______ our profits and we are happy about it.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   lesson  experience   rule  decrease   way 

at  in  on  of  for  to

10. You know all he formula, but you have this _________ ________ not knowing which formula to use when.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   lesson  experience   rule  decrease   way 

at  in  on  of  for  to

11. This is a good  a/an ______ ________ the effects of social media on children.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   experience   rule  decrease   way 

at  in  on  of  for  to

12. Fast food can be one _______ ________ obesity among young people nowadays.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   lesson  experience   rule  decrease   way 

at  in  on  of  for  to

13. There is a/an _____ _______ temperature. It is getting hotter.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   lesson  experience   rule  decrease   way 

at  in  on  of  for  to

14. Smart devices have provided people with a better  ______ ________ medical information.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   experience   rule  decrease   

at  in  on  of  for  to

15. He has a lot of _____ ______ fixing computers. You can ask him to help you.

increase   cause   risk   access   problem   example   lesson  experience   rule  decrease   way 

at  in  on  of  for  to

16. You missed two tests. I am very _____ _____ you.

bad interested   dependent   capable  responsible  appropriate   limited  concerned   made

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

17. I am not ____ _____ football at all, and I don't know much about it.

bad  interested   dependent   capable  responsible  appropriate   limited  made

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

18. This software is not _____ ______ my computer model. I need a newer version.

bad interested   dependent   capable  responsible  appropriate   limited  concerned   made

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

19. The success of our experiment is ____ ________ the accuracy of the data we insert.

bad interested   dependent   capable  appropriate   concerned   

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

20. You are _____ ________  passing this course. You only need to concentrate on what you do.

dependent   capable  appropriate   limited  made

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

21. The permission to enter this hall is _____ _______ students who are registered in the workshop. No one else may come in.

bad interested   dependent   capable  responsible  appropriate   limited  concerned   

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

22. I am not ____ _____ the internet. Thus, I can't open my email account.

successful  different   connected    opposed  full  involved  equal  relevant  busy      valid

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

23. I am not _____ _____ technology. I only don't understand it and like doing things in the traditional way.

different   connected opposed  good     full     equal     relevant     busy     valid

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

24. Do you think he is _____ ______ something bad? 

different   opposed    good  full  involved  equal  relevant  busy     valid

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

25. This offer is _____ ______ you. Take it, don't think twice!

successful  different   connected     opposed  good  full  involved  equal    relevant    busy     valid

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

26. The kiwi is _____ ______ vitamin C, which increases your immunity.

successful  different   connected opposed  good  full  involved  equal  relevant  busy valid

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

27. Sorry I couldn't come to your party. I was _____ ______ my assignments and exams.

successful  different   connected opposed  good  full  involved  equal  relevant  busy valid

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

28. The responses of IT students were very ______ _______ the responses of Business students.

successful  different   good  full  involved  busy     valid

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

29. Sorry, I am ____ ______ names. I remember you but can't remember your name.

associated  exposed  beneficial  prepared  suitable  incapable  bad  

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

30. Weight is strongly _______ ______ diabetes and other diseases.

associated  exposed  beneficial  prepared  suitable  incapable  bad  

at  in  on  of  for  to  about  with  from

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