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An Exercise for the Preposition "with"

The preposition "with" has many interesting meanings. In the exercise below, match the meanings on the right with the sentence or question on the left. Some answers can be used more than once.

______ 1. I’m really not with it today.

______ 2. Who is she with?

______ 3. They’re through with each other.

______ 4. Do these pants go with this shirt?

______ 5. Don’t screw with that.

______ 6. She’s just messing with you.

______ 7. They’ve been going with each other for over two years.

______ 8. Jim has been fooling around with another woman.

______ 9. The company is going to run with that idea.

______ 10. Donna is out with a cold.

______ 11. Are you through with that pizza?

______ 12. I could do with an ice cold pop right about now.

______ 13. The thieves made out with over a million dollars.

______ 14. You’ve got to get with the program.

______ 15. Who’s he hanging with?

______ 16. Who’s with me?

______ 17. What does that come with?

______ 18. I can’t live with this.

______ 19. Sheila is going to stay with her current cell phone plan.

______ 20. Is that all they’re left with?

 

 

 

Answers:

a. match

b. steal

c. make happen

d. change

e. not change

f. finished

g. able to focus and understand

h. be a friend to

i. have a relationship (romantic) / date

j. to have as a result

k. include

l. drink

m. accept / be okay

n. support

o. kidding / joking

p. sick

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