Prepositional Phrases - In, On, Out and Under (19)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    He didn't tell you he was a policeman because he is working ..... cover. He needed you to arrest him so the drug dealers wouldn't find out he was a police officer.
  • 2
    I am to be your mentor for the next six months. If you are ever ..... doubt about something, feel free to ask me and I will help as much as I can.
  • 3
    Hey! You knocked over my coffee ..... purpose! That was not an accident. Why did you do that?
  • 4
    I understand you have been feeling ..... of sorts lately due to the accident. I know how tough it can be to lose a spouse. I just wanted to let you know your boss understands and will give you more time off if you need it.
  • 5
    I am pleased to announce that the deal has finally gone through. As you know, this deal has been ..... the making for almost six months now. Thank you all for your hard work on this.
  • 6
    It is alright that you did it this way. However, ..... the future, we will need you to document the case history in your report instead of referring the reader to the case history forms.
  • 7
    If you mess up again, Sergeant, I will put you back ..... patrol with the brand-new police officers.
  • 8
    Many employees refuse to blow the whistle on the company they work for ..... of fear of reprisal.
  • 9
    My heart goes out to people in war-torn countries who live ..... constant fear of death.
  • 10
    It's supposed to be a clear and beautiful evening tonight. We don't need a tent. We can just sleep ..... the stars.

Do you like our tests? Check out our shop!

We have ESL, TOEIC, TOEFL test compilations and much more!