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How well do you know which preposition follows a verb? Take the test

Melbourne High School students generally write well but teachers have noticed that prepositions can often be used incorrectly. For example, 'when in doubt, just write "on"!'

Take the test to see how well you know your prepositions following verbs.

Ms Parrot: With a Revolver in the Library

View the video, then try the prepositions exercises to test your knowledge! Watch the whole story, or see sections of the story belowAll the videos have captions that you can view on YouTube.

It is common for students to be unsure about which prepositions follow verbs. (Should I have written 'unsure of'? Check here.

Below is an excellent reference from Flinders University.