UOE Part 1 - Collocations and Prepositions
Choose the correct verb based on the preposition in the question.
Terms in this set (22)
This film is ____ almost entirely on events that really happened.
set / based / rested / fixed
Eventually the rescue team ____ in finding the missing walkers.
managed / achieved / fulfilled / succeeded
You can always ____ on Simon to help you. He's a good friend.
rely / trust / bargain / believe
The police still do not know who was ___ for the theft.
guilty / probable / likely / responsible
It wasn't her turn, but Hannah ___ on paying for the drinks.
demanded / required / requested / insisted
Some people are ___ of the success of others.
angry / jealous / greedy / dissatisfied
My grandparents don't ___ of people who have bad manners.
respect / admire / approve / appreciate
Marta wanted the goldmedal and was not ____ with silver.
glad / cheerfull / satisfied / positive
When I study medicine at university I want to _____ in surgery.
specialise / concentrate / dedicate / focus
This part of the country is ___ for its beautiful scenery.
Impressive / proud / famous / outstanding
Eating badly can result __ poor health.
in / on / to / of
That old city is known ___ its beautiful castle.
by / for / of / to
My teacher is still not satisfied ___ my work.
of / by / to / with
Hannah is proud __ her daughter's success.
from / of / to / in
It takes time to get used __ living in another country.
to / of / by / in
The film is based __ events that really happened.
by / on / in / with
I was disappointed __ the food in that café.
for/ of / with/ on
Leyroy is capable ___ running 100 metres in under 10 seconds.
of / to / in / by
I ____ the last bus home so had to walk.
lost / failed / got / missed
I'm happy because Barcelona ___ yesterday's match 3-0.
won / earned / beat / gained
On Sunday afternoons I often stay at home and ___ cards with my family.
do / play / make / practise
Please ____ it a secret. Dont tell anyone!
take / remain / stay / keep
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