Prepositions - Knowt

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She used to confide _____ him whenever she had a problem.

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We want to involve as many people as possible _____ the celebrations.

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The cyclone has resulted _____ many thousands of deaths.

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The shop specializes _____ hand-made chocolates.

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He succeeded _____ getting a place at art school.

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The poor weather may have accounted _____ the small crowd.

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We apologise _____ the late departure of this flight.

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She doesn't blame anyone _____ her father's death.

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She moved back home to care _____ her elderly parents.

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The class caters _____ all ability ranges.

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We won't charge you _____ delivery.

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I'll pay _____ the tickets.

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The government was accused _____ incompetence.

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He was convicted _____ fraud.

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You remind me _____ your father when you say that.

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I suspected her _____ damaging the equipment.

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Please acquaint me _____ the facts of the case.

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I always associate the smell of baking _____ my childhood.

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Opposition MPs charged the minister _____ neglecting her duty.

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The strike was timed to coincide ______ the party conference.

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The car collided head-on _____ the van.

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They refused to comply _____ the UN resolution.

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The book is primarily concerned _____ Soviet-American relations during the Cold War.

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He confronted her _____ a choice between her career or their relationship.

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Be careful not to confuse quantity _____ quality.

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Have you dealt _____ these letters yet?

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Have you discussed the problem _____ anyone?

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She's faced _____ a difficult decision.

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The latest edition is packed _____ useful information.

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She pleaded _____ him not to go.

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We are here to provide the public _____ a service.

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Someone had obviously tampered _____ the brakes of my car.

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I'd trust her _____ my life.

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The players are barred _____ drinking alcohol the night before a match.

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Who exactly stands to benefit _____ these changes?

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He derived great pleasure _____ painting.

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The high price of the service could deter people _____ seeking advice.

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French differs _____ English in this respect.

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It was hard to distinguish one twin _____ the other.

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At what age are children able to distinguish _____ right and wrong?

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You're distracting me _____ my work.

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His bad eyesight exempted him _____ military service.

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She was expelled _____ school at 15.

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They appealed to the protesters to refrain _____ violence.

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Two members resigned _____ the board in protest.

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It will be interesting to see what results _____ your efforts.

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Most people's insecurities stem _____ something that happened in their childhood.

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Many companies are suffering _____ a shortage of skilled staff.

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Her books have been translated _____ 24 languages.

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What are you basing this theory _____?

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Police are blaming the accident _____ dangerous driving.

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Carefully centre the photograph _____ the page and stick it in place.

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We need to concentrate resources _____ the most run-down areas.

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I can't decide _____ who to invite.

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He was the sort of person you could depend _____.

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He said he was resigning but did not elaborate _____ his reasons.

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A new tax was imposed _____ fuel.

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We insisted _____ a refund of the full amount.

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She has always prided herself _____ her appearance.

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We strongly recommend insuring _____ sickness or injury.

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The workers staged a protest _____ the proposed changes in their contracts.

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We're always arguing with each other _____ money.

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Why should you be concerned _____ air pollution?

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She is always boasting _____ how wonderful her children are.

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She glanced _____ her watch.

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We can only guess _____ her reasons for leaving.

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What are you hinting _____?

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Everyone marvelled _____ his courage.

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The European Film Awards are Europe's answer _____ the Academy Awards.

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All sales clerks answer _____ the store manager.

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The design has to appeal _____ all ages and social groups.

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We applied our minds _____ finding a solution to our problem.

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She attributes her success _____ hard work and a little luck.

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Both sides committed themselves _____ settle the dispute peacefully.

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She confessed _____ the murder.

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She devoted herself _____ her career.

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I much prefer jazz _____ rock music.

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Local residents have reacted angrily _____ the news.

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The victims were not referred _____ by name.

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They felt obliged to resort _____ violence.

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Will you see _____ the arrangements for the next meeting?

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She succeeded _____ the throne in 1558.

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I am used _____ driving on the right.

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I started to feel afraid _____ going out alone at night.

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She was deeply ashamed _____ her behaviour at the party.

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Everybody should be made aware _____ the risks involved.

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He's quite capable _____ lying to get out of trouble.

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He became acutely conscious _____ having failed his parents.

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I've always been very fond _____ your mother.

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The sky was full _____ brightly coloured fireworks.

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Their failure to act is indicative _____ their lack of interest.

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The weekly rent is the same irrespective _____ whether there are three or four occupants.

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She's jealous _____ my success.

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He was beginning to get very annoyed with me _____ my carelessness.

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He seemed anxious _____ the meeting.

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Are you absolutely certain _____ this?

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The children were excited _____ opening their presents.

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I'm really pleased _____ your new job.

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She was right _____ Tom having no money.

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Is she serious _____ wanting to sell the house?

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