Level 8 Unit 6 -

To Run - various meanings with prepositions



Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
1. The electricity bill for last January was £200. How did you manage to a bill as high as that?

2. Guess who I yesterday down the market. John Wilder from Doncaster. He’s up here on business.

3. Irene is a very good seamstress. She has a dress for Mary for her birthday party tomorrow and it only took her a couple of days to do it.

4. I had a squirrel for a pet when I was a boy but one day I let it out to play in the garden. It and I never saw it again.

5. Children! You’re making too much noise in here. and play in the garden.

6. I’m not sure if it’s a good idea or not. I should it the supervisor if I were you.

7. The brakes failed and his car control. He was killed when his car a tree.

8. Can you lend me a cup of sugar? I've .

9. I don’t think Downing will last long in this job. He already trouble with the boss twice.

10. Sorry, we have no air conditioners left. There’s been a them because of the heat wave and we have completely .

11. Jonathan would like to get into politics. He says he will mayor next year.

12. The ferry to Jersey leaves only once a day in winter but it more often in summer.

13. Hilda forgot to turn off the bath tap and it and the water and flooded the bathroom.

14. The fabric has a lovely pattern but be careful to wash it at a low temperature or the colours will .

15. The Danube Vienne, Bratislava, Budapest et Belgrade.

16. The British tax year from 1st April to 31 March.

17. We were driving quite slowly and the engine was well and then, all of a sudden there was a loud bang and it stopped.

18. It’s going to be hard to find the short because the wire behind the skirting board.

19. Ted’s a terrible womaniser He'll anything in a skirt.

20. Justice was rough in the south. A wrongdoer could be tarred and feathered and town.

21. She inherited more than a million but it all in less than five years.