Adjective, Verb and Prepositions – exercise (2)

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Adjectives, Verbs and Prepositions - Exercise (2)

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Question 1
Malcolm is thinking .... starting a new business.
A
for
B
in
C
on
D
of
Question 2
Johnny threw the ball .... Mike. Mike then scored two points.
A
at
B
over
C
to
D
for
Question 2 Explanation: 
"throw the ball to" means that you want the other person to catch the ball.
Question 3
My mother is going to look ..... my children while my wife and I are away.
A
after
B
for
Hint:
we suppose that the children are not lost
C
through
Hint:
we may look through a book to see if we want to buy it
D
at
Hint:
I hope my mother will also give them some food and not just look at them !
Question 3 Explanation: 
"look after" means to take care of
Question 4
I could do .... a nice cup of tea.
A
for
B
from
C
with
D
about
Question 4 Explanation: 
This expression means: I would really like to drink a cup of tea
Question 5
The protesters started throwing stones .... the police.
A
for
B
at
C
from
D
to
Question 5 Explanation: 
"throw at" means that you want to hit and possibly hurt another person
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