Prepositional Phrases - At, By, For and To (1)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    My keys were on the table when I left this morning and, now, they are not on the table. I am ..... a loss as to where my keys could have gone.

  • 2

    I got into a car accident last Tuesday and I have to get my car fixed today. The other driver was ..... fault so I don't have to pay for the repairs but I still had to take time off of work to take the car into the shop.

  • 3

    I am sorry. I seem to have picked up your keys ..... mistake. Let's meet so that we can exchange them as soon as possible.

  • 4

    ..... date, no hard evidence that proves the existence of the Loch Ness monster has ever been found.

  • 5

    Today, I am going to install some baseboards ..... the foot of our stairs leading to the second story of our house.

  • 6

    I tried to quit smoking several times in the past. However, now I have quit ..... good. I'll never smoke another cigarette.

  • 7

    One should never say anything about anyone that he or she wouldn't say ..... that person's face.

  • 8

    Being laid-off took me completely ..... surprise. I just received a large performance-related bonus last month.

  • 9

    To get to the school, you drive up a large hill. ..... the top of the hill, you take a right and drive for one more block. The school is on the left-hand side.

  • 10

    Thanks for telling me about that movie. It is, ..... far, the best movie I have seen in months.

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