A Preposition is a word used or placed before a noun or a pronoun to show in what relation the person or thing denoted by it stands in regard to something else.The word preposition means that which is placed before. The noun and pronoun which is used with a preposition are called their object.
Exercise 1.1. He jumped _______ the fence.2. The goat fell _____ the cliff.3. He stood_______ the curtain.4. He won the match ______ ease.5. The book was written______ Chetan Bhagat.
6. Shah Jahan was fond______the gardens.7. The dog jumped_______the ring.8. He is arriving_____ Madras.9. He is suffering_______ a fever.10. Power is generated ______ coal.
Exercise 2.1. We agree _____ a date for the next meeting.2. I agree ______ him.3. They failed______ agree with themselves.4. They argued________ politics.5. We cannot compare city life_______ village life.
6. He deals_______readymade garments.7. I differ from you_______ this issue.8. His performance is worthy______ praise.9. I am obliged to you_______ your help.10. Fresh fruits and vegetables are beneficial______ health.
11. Birbal is famous______his wits.12. Silkworms feed_______ mulberry trees.13. The man is hard______hearing.14. One should be true______his words.15. Oranges are sold_______the dozen.
Answers.1. on, 2. with, 3. to, 4. over, 5. with, 6. in, 7. on, 8, to, 9. for, 10. for, 11. for, 12. over, 13. of, 14. in, 15. by.