Prepositional Phrases - In, On, Out and Under (18)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    Don't worry. I have forgiven you for not showing up for dinner. It is water ..... the bridge.
  • 2
    I think I am going to quit working for today. I am completely ..... of energy. I am totally exhausted from digging those holes earlier.
  • 3
    I don't believe you. Lying is completely ..... of character for him. I have known him for ten years and I have never heard him tell a lie.
  • 4
    He saw some Canadian geese flying ..... formation and wondered how far they had to fly to reach their destination.
  • 5
    Hi. We are detectives with the Richmond Police Department. We are looking for Mr. Peters. Is he here? He is wanted ..... connection with a gang killing in Oakland.
  • 6
    I have to take my car into the shop. My front tires are ..... of alignment again. I hit a raccoon last week.
  • 7
    According to some analysts, the recession is now ..... its decline. They say that the end is in sight soon and that the economy is picking itself up now.
  • 8
    Gardeners recommend keeping a diseased or insect-ridden plant ..... isolation until the insects are completely eradicated or the disease has been cured.
  • 9
    I am sorry, Sir. You will have to wait until next week to talk to Sergeant O'Brien. He is currently ..... leave right now until Monday. He asked for this short vacation some time ago. If you like, I can give him a message as soon as gets back.
  • 10
    I am thoroughly disgusted with you. ..... fact, I never want to see you again.

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