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Section 6 - VERB + PREPOSITION

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He was BROUGHT _____ the Board to account for his behavior.
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The pdf is ATTACHED _____ the email.
of
My daughter is AFRAID ______ the dark.
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He was ACCUSED_____ murder.
about
I am very ANNOYED _______ the political situation in Brazil.
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Are you AWARE _______ the consequences if we decide to fire John?
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We AGREED ____ going to see the new Almodovar movie.
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Jeanie APOLOGIZED ___ eating Macie's piece of cake.
of
I don't APPROVE ____ the new beer tax.
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After drinking too many beers I began to ARGUE_____ everyone at the pub.
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We ARGUED _____ the government and politics.
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ACCORDING _____ a study, eating too much sugar can cause cancer.
at
After many hours on the road we ARRIVED _____ the beach.
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When I arrived at the beach I ASKED ____ a beach umbrella and a sun bed.
about
I ASKED the person at the beach ____ the local cuisine. They asked if I had ever heard of Piadinas?
in
Do you BELIEVE _______ fairy tales?
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The basset hound BELONGS ___ me.
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Don't BLAME Jamie _______ the financial fiasco!
on
I BLAMED the reason for his behavior ____ the fact that he is broke.
on
The idea didn't work out and they blamed it all ________ me.
from
We generally BUY our fruit and vegetables _________ the grower's market.
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Would you CARE ____ a drink/ something to eat?
on
I would like to CONGRATULATE you ___ your promotion!
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William CONSENTED _____ serve on the panel.
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The exhibition CONSISTED_____ 200 Picaso paintings.
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Robert's expression had obviously CONVINCED her _____ his innocence
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I had to DECIDE _______ drinking beer or wine.
on
A: Do you want to go to London?
B: Well, I'd love to but it DEPENDS _____ how much money I can make.
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These problems don't DETRACT ____ her achievement.
about
I often DREAM ______ a giant tidal wave/Tsunami.
for
Would you EXCUSE me ____ arriving late?
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Could you EXPLAIN the Ebola disease ____ me?
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What HAPPENED ____ you when you crashed on your mountain bike?
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Have you HEARD ____ the band called Devendra Banhart?
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Have you HEARD ____ the new laws that the government is proposing?
= someone tells you about it or you find out about it from an information source like the news media.
on
When the team was finishing a very important project, the employer INSISTED _____ working Saturdays.
in
I'm going to INVEST______ the Stock market because I think it's a good time since prices of stocks are low.
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John is IN CHARGE _______ the Human resources department.
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I would like to MOVE ______ to the next topic in my presentation
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What is the REASON _______ staying at home tomorrow?
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I can RELY ______ my car because it's a Toyota and I have never had any problems with the motor.
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I'm RESPONSIBLE ________ the sales and human resources department.
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I need to SPEND more money _______ my house.
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What do you THINK ________ the economic situation?
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This year we are going to WORK _____ a big project.
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I WORK ______ IBM.
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I WORK ______ three people in my office
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What do you WORRY _______?
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I don't AGREE ______ you.
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She ACCUSED him ______ lying.
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I've APPLIED ______ a new job.
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He APOLOGISED ______ arriving late.
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I ASKED ______ a cup of coffee.
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We ARRIVED ______ Paris at 4.00.
at
She ARRIVED ______ the airport.
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Do you BELIEVE ______ UFOs?
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This house BELONGS ______ my mother.
from
He BORROWED some money ______ his sister.
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The course CONSISTS ______ five days of practical classes.
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The car CRASHED ______ a tree.
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Everything DEPENDS ______ the weather.
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We're going TO DIVIDE the house ______ two flats.
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Could you EXPLAIN that ______ me again, please?
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Have you HEARD ______ a composer called Messiaen?
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Have you HEARD ______ your mother recently?
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She FELL ______ love with an Italian boy.
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I GOT ______ London at 6.00.
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What HAPPENED ______ him in the end?
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Don't LAUGH ______ me! It's not funny.
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Can you PAY ______ my coffee?
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I PREFER doing sport ______ watching it.
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The smell of candles REMINDS me ______ Christmas.
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Did you SPEAK/TALK ______ the boss about your contract?
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She's going to SPECIALISE ______ pediatrics.
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I hope you SUCCEED ______ finding a job.
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He's SUFFERING ______ a broken heart.
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I'm THINKING ______ going to Ireland this summer.
(=plans)
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What do you THINK ______ my new shoes?
(=opinion)
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What are you THINKING ______?
(=reflection)
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Her book has been TRANSLATED ______ 20 languages.
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Don't WORRY ______ anything.
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