Prepositional Phrases - In, On, Out and Under (14)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    Drinking in a bar is kind of fun but nothing is better than a cold one ..... the comfort of your own home.
  • 2
    I am not saying that I didn't say those things to your brother. He is just taking them ..... of context. If you had heard the rest of the conversation, you would know that is not what I meant at all.
  • 3
    The killer is leaving behind notes with the name Freak' at the bottom. At the moment, you need to keep that information ..... wraps so we can tell the difference between the real killer and the other nuts calling in and claiming to be the killer.
  • 4
    I am not trying to excuse his behavior the other night. ..... his defense, however, he did have too much to drink and had just lost his job earlier in the day.
  • 5
    Boy, Detective Jameson is sure ..... fire right now for that comment he made to the press about the deceased's family. He'll be lucky if he gets to keep his job when all is said and done.
  • 6
    ..... average, we have sold around 6,000 units per month for the last year.
  • 7
    Why don't you ask Mr. Jefferson about that invoice? He is the one who is ..... charge of our filing system.
  • 8
    Hi, Mr. Peterson. I am calling to let you know that we are still ..... schedule with the project and still expect to have it completed by the beginning of next month.
  • 9
    Ken is no longer ..... suspicion for the murder of Dan and Mike. We recently came across information that proves he was somewhere else at the time the crime was committed.
  • 10
    My grandfather was in the army for thirty years and was ..... command of over five thousand people by the time he retired.

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