Getting the preposition right with Martin McMorrow August 15 -> August 25, 20 10

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She was never fully committed ----- the project.

with/to

Compared _----- Facebook, MSN looks very old-fashioned.

with/against

It was unfair having to compete ----- teams with much more experience than us.

on

Everyone complimented him ----- his award.

of

The rock is composed ----- carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.

on

Let me congratulate you ----- your wonderful achievement.

of

Our evening meal consisted ----- watery soup and dry bread.

with

I'm fairly content ----- my current situation.

with/to

Her friendly attitude was in sharp contrast ----- the way she'd first greeted us.

between

There's a striking contrast ----- the careers of the two brothers.

with

I'm finding it hard to cope ----- the demands of a full-time job and a part-time degree.

for

The referee was severely criticised ----- not awarding an obvious goal.

to

The accident caused long-lasting damage ----- the reputation of the company.

on

Have you decided ----- a date?

against

We've decided ----- moving to the city, because it would be too expensive.

to

She's 100% dedicated ----- her training programme.

as

The term "stakeholder" is defined ----- "anyone with an interest in the project"

for

There is a growing demand ----- Chinese-speaking managers.

on

My involvement is dependent ----- my company's willingness to give me the time I will need.

as

Would you describe yourself -----good-looking?

from/off

The new phones soon disappeared ----- the shelves as people rushed to get the latest model.

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