МГИМО Английский язык / Тест 15 / Задание II / Заполните пропуски предлогами и наречиями

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II. Заполните пропуски предлогами и наречиями

 

1.    The weather wasn’t very good but, all  [in]  all, it was a good holiday.

2.    [By]  the look of it, the economy will improve over the next few months.

3.    The job applicant told her interviewer that she would jump  [at]  the chance to work for such a prestigious firm.

4.    Apparently one person  [in]  ten now attends a university in that country.

5.    She really gets  [on]  everyone’s nerves.

6.    Be careful  [after]  all, don’t accept lifts from strangers.

7.    You can always count  [on]  old George: he is very reliable.

8.    All my life other people have been telling me what to do, but I intend to make my own decisions  [from]  now  [on] .

9.    You can get a free ticket irrespective  [of]  how old you are.

10.    To avoid talking about dying, we say that someone passed  [away] .

11.    I need to brush  [up]  my French. It’s years since I studied it.

12.    George has come  [up]  [with]  a brilliant idea for losing weight.

13.    Don’t worry about George. I will vouch  [for]  his complete honesty.

14.    Tim and Alan have never got  [along]  well and there is a lot of ill feeling between them.

15.    She was moved  [to]  tears by the kind things that were said about her.

16.    It took him a long time to come  [to]  terms with the fact that he was never going to be a great author.

17.    It was serious quarrel, and they took a long time to make it  [up] .

18.    It is a brave man who stands  [up]  for his beliefs when under attack.


 

ANSWERS

1. In
2. By
3. At
4. In
5. On
6. After
7. On
8. From, on
9. Of
10. Away
11. Up
12. Up, with
13. For
14. Along
15. To
16. To
17. Up
18. Up