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21 terms

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

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to
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.