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FCE Use of English prepositions linkers etc ( fill in the gap )

Fill the gap with a grammatical word: preposition, article, adverb, connector/linker, auxiliary verb, hot verb, modal verb ...
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with
Neil is providing us ________ a lot of practice.
into
Two cars ran ________ each other this morning.
I ran __________ my boss yesterday at the market.
after
The police ran _______ the thief.
He finally became tired of running _____ her.
off
My research career is taking ____ because my professor asked me to write a paper for an international journal.
I have a feeling this band will take ___ after their first real concert.
with
My mother provides me ______ tupper boxes of food.
if
___ you're late, I will be angry.
at
My plane stopped __ Barcelona
in
I have a meeting __ Edinburgh
to
A large number of people gathered __ protest.
on
I have been __ the computer since this morning.
for
Real Madrid's Pepe is famous ____ kicking people.
at
Kilian Jornet is very talented ____ running on mountains.
for
I'm so excited ____ my brother. He just got a new job!
with
Do not apply for the job at the zoo unless you are good _____ animals!
by / at
I am very puzzled ____ this Use of English question.
about
I think you're totally wrong _____ her - she's nice!
on
I'm really keen ___ going to the park with my daughter.
get
I can't ____ used to the lifestyle here - everyone is so busy!
had
She ____ great difficulty getting her new passport because the office was shut.
any
She saw a lot of flats, but there weren't ___ that she liked.
on
I'm keen _____playing with my daugther in the park.
by
I was impressed____subways my first time in Europe.
no
There is absolutely ___ possibility of failure!
unless
I will call the police ______ you pay me for what you have taken!
to
The companies profits fell ___ a new record low of 2%.
as
I don't work at home, ___ a rule.
on
It's very difficult to concentrate ___ prepositions!
in
There wasn't very much interest ____ the idea.
of
I'm very fond ___ my grandmother.
so
There is ___ little time before the exam!
few
There were as _____ as 200 people at a poorly attended match.
once / when / if
______ you are ready, you can start.
one
_____ of the reasons I came to the UK was to learn English.
such
It was ____ a terrible day that we stayed indoors.
with
Michael Taylor came up ___ the idea of walking around the world after a trekking holiday in the Himalaya.
after
Three weeks ___ I returned from my holiday, I received something interesting in the post.
too
It was __ hot to go out in the middle of the day.
at
I was never very good __ skiing as a child.
and
The first aircraft were small, noisy __ very uncomfortable.
on
When you're driving, concentrate __ the road!
their
Teachers spend a large part of ___ working day preparing lessons.
by
I don't like driving long distances - I prefer to go __ air.
only
It's not ____ cheap, but high quality too.
well
As ____ as pasta dishes, they offer a wide range of pizzas.
few
Disappointingly, there were only as _____ as three students in the class.
such
Many acts are performing at Sonar, ____ as the Pet Shop Boys and Modeselektor.
as
Vilanova's been working ___ a coach for many years.
like
They've got me working ___ a slave! It's not fair!