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Thank you very much for encouraging me to go on with my work!
Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check.
Can I start my exercise with:
Fill in the blanks with an appropriate preposition. Complete the sentences using an appropriate preposition.

1) He is a trainer now and brings.... (on) new athletes.
2) She brought up six children by herself.
3) They will bring up a new subject at our next meeting.
4) That child is bringing up food.
5) He can’t get his message across to his audience
6) How many people turned out at your party?
7) She turned out to be an excellent actress.
8) He turned out light and went to bed.
9) She forgot to turn out the gas in the kitchen, and she burnt her dinner.
10) She took her handbag and turned its contents out on the table
11) They have been turned out of the house they live in.

One sentence I sent you before was incomplete. Can you please check it please?
12) Just because you have the same taste in music as someon else, doesn't necessarily mean that you get on. (rephrase:have a friendly relationship with each other ??)

asked by Henry2
  1. 1. Yes -- or "brings in"

    2, 3 -- yes

    4. Do you mean bring it up as a topic of discussion or literally bringing it up (as in vomiting!)?

    5, 6, 7, 8 -- yes

    9. I'd say "turn off the gas"

    10, 11 -- yes

    12. I'd say "get along" although "get on" is not incorrect.

    posted by Writeacher

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