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KISS Grammar Exercises Based on
Introductory Lessons in English Grammar For Use in Intermediate Grades
By Wm. H. Maxwell, M.A.
L1.5 # 3
Prepositions [Fill in the Blanks]

Directions: Use prepositions from the following list to fill the blanks. Then place parentheses around each prepositional phrase, underline verbs twice, subjects once, and label complements.

without
from
into
under
toward
about
of
opposite
aboard
across
near
before
past
above
among
around
beneath
on
below
concerning
during
except
over
until
behind
along
beside
against
beyond
between
down
through
at
for
to
up

1. A boy __________ a hat ran __________ the street __________ a wagon.

2. A swarm __________ bees __________ the house gathered honey

__________ the flowers __________ the spring and summer.

3. We went __________ the train __________ Philadelphia, and arrived 

__________ that city __________ two hours.

4. The snow __________ the street __________ our house lay __________ 

drifts __________ the middle __________ April.

5. The note __________ the teacher contained a complaint __________ the 

lessons __________ all my children __________ my oldest son.

6. Little Johnny was dressed __________ his suit __________ navy blue.

7. We passed __________ a garden __________ rare plants.

8. Strong evidence was given __________ court __________ the prisoner.

9. Aesop wrote a fable __________ a fox and some grapes.

10. Billy ran __________ the path __________ the river.