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Name: …………………………… Date: ………………………….

TEST PAPER

I. Fill in with the right particle(s):

1. There was mass panic when cholera broke .................................. in the city.
2. On seeing the pictures, he broke .................................. and confessed to his crimes.
3. By 1980, flared trousers were .................................. Nobody seemed to like them anymore.
4. We may be .................................. a cold winter this year.
5. The situation calls .................................. immediate action.
6. The director's retirement brought .................................. the changes in the company.
7. The nurse brought the patient .................................. by putting cold water on his face.
8. We need to carry .................................. some tests to find out what's wrong with you.
9. Please don't bring .................................. the subject of politics in class.
10. While I was walking down Oxford Street I came .................................. a good record shop.
11. You should try to cut .................................. the number of sweets you eat a day.
12. After selling the family estate the young man came .................................. a lot of money.
13. You'd better come .................................. a good excuse or you'll be in trouble.
14. After playing football in the rain he came .................................. a bad cold.
15. Carpool lane penalties should be done ..................................
16. Do .................................. your shoe laces or you'll trip.
17. If you fall .................................. your rent, you'll be evicted.
18. You shouldn't put your parents ...................................
19. Joan is crying because she fell .................................. her best friend.
20. He wants to save up to buy a car so he'll have to do .................................. a holiday this year.

II. Fill in with the right particle:

1. John is good .................................. algebra.


2. Real friends are never bad .................................. each other.
3. Let’s agree .................................. the best way to solve this problem.
4. Both families approved .................................. the marriage.
5. You must take all the tablets if you are to benefit .................................. them.
6. The manager of the bank had to account .................................. all the money that was missing.
7. You have to comply .................................. these rules or you will lose your job.
8. Brian's been accused .................................. cheating in his exams.
9. Maria should go and see a doctor. She has been complaining .................................. back pains for
weeks now.
10. I'm going to complain to the manager .................................. this meal. It was terrible.
11. The couple took great delight .................................. their new-born baby.
12. I was delighted .................................. the news of their engagement.
13. The young actress could never dream .................................. starring in such a film.
14. Although her husband has been dead for years, she still dreams .................................. him.
15. There is a great demand .................................. economical cars.
16. London is famous .................................. its museums.
17. Mary found it difficult to cope .................................. two children and a full-time job.
18. Diane argued with Sally .................................. who would do the ironing.
19. After such a hard winter we are all eager .................................. summer to come.
20. He didn't accept the job because he was dissatisfied .................................. the wages offered.