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Ivonne Alinne Aguirre Ayala
Exp. 215975
Negocios y Comercio Internacional

UNIT 131
Verb + Preposition (4)-of/for/from/on
Exercises
131.1 Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.

2. The misunderstanding was my fault, so I apologized.
I apologized …
3. She won the tournament, so I congratulated her.
I congratulated her --------------------------
4. Hehas enemies, but he has a bodyguard to protect him.
He has a bodyguard to protect him ___________________
5. There are 11 players on a soccer team.
A soccer team consists ------------------
6. She eats only bread and eggs.
She lives -----------------------------­

Complete the second sentence using for or on. (These sentences all have the verb blame.)
7. Kay said that what happened wasJim's fault. Kay blamed Jim for what happened.
8. You always say everything is my fault.
You always blame me ------------------------?
9. Do you think the economic crisis is the fault of the government?
Do you blame the government ---------------------?
10. I think the increase in violent crime is because of television.
I blame the increase in ------------------------­?
Now rewrite sentences 9and 10 using to blame for.
11. Do you think the government _____________________ _?
12. I t hink that ---------------------------.
1.2 Complete the sentences using one of the following verbs in the correct form + the correct preposition:
Accuse / apologize / approve / congratulate / depend / live/ pay

1. His parents don’t approve of f what he does, but they can't stop him.
2. Whenyou went to the theater with Paul, who the tickets?
3. It's a terrible feeling when you are · something you didn't do.
4. "Are you playing tennis tomorrow?" "I hope so. It the weather. "
5. Things are very cheap there. You can very little money.
6. When I saw Dave, I himpassing his driving test.
7. You were very rude to Pat. Don't you think you should her?

.3 Put in the correct preposition. If no preposition is necessary, leave the space empty (- ).
1. Three students were suspected of cheating on the exam.
2. Sally is often sick. She suffers very bad headaches.
3. You know that you can rely me if you ever need any help.
4.It is terrible that some people are dying hunger while others eat too much.
5. Are you going to apologize what you did?
6. The accident was my fault, so I had to pay the repairs.
7. I didn't have enough money to pay the bill.
8. I complimented her her English. She spoke very fluently.
9. She doesn't have a job. She depends her parents for money.
10. I don'tknow whether I'll go out tonight. It depends how I feel.
11. They wore warm clothes to protect themselves the cold.
12. Cake consists mainly sugar, flour, and butter.

Exercises
COMPLETE THE SECOND SENTENCE SO THAT IT HAS THE SAME MEANING AS THE FIRST ONE
1.- There were lots of tourist in the city. The city was croweded with tourist.
2. There was a lot of furniture in the room. The roomwas full -------------------
3. I'm not a very good tennis player. I'm not very good ______________________ _
4. I don't like sports very much. I'm not very fond --:---::-------------------------
5. Catherine's husband is Russian. Catherine is married ---------------------
6. We don't have enough time. We're a little short -----------------------
7. My problem is not the same as yours. Myproblem is different ______________ _
8. I don't trust Robert. I'm suspicious -----------------------------

127.2 Complete the sentences with one of the following adjectives+ the correct preposition:
Afraid/ different/ interested /proud /responsible /similar /sure.
1.-I think she's arriving tonight, but I'm not sure of that.
2. Your camera is mine, but it isn't exactly the...
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