Prepositional Phrases - In, On, Out and Under (26)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    My son is currently ..... the instruction of a tutor for math. He has improved quite a bit since we hired the tutor.
  • 2
    My friends wonder how I could have turned in another friend for fraud. I guess I did it ..... of a sense of responsibility to investors and society.
  • 3
    I like plants, ..... general, but I don't like blackberry bushes, poison oak, or star thistles.
  • 4
    The Bureau of Internal Affairs has had my department ..... the microscope for a whole week now. They are searching for any signs of wrongdoing or mistakes.
  • 5
    Be ready for massive delays on Highway 299. Road construction is still ..... progress in four different places.
  • 6
    Sir, the car ..... question was a late model green Toyota. I'll get the word out to the other officers to be watching for it.
  • 7
    We tried to hold our relationship together but we have fallen ..... of love with each other. We made it another year and finally called it quits.
  • 8
    I am not sorry the boss resigned in disgrace. He has had me ..... his thumb for years and has been a real tyrant about it.
  • 9
    Birds are impressive creatures. I saw one swoop down and catch a fish ..... mid-air yesterday.
  • 10
    After five years of patiently waiting, I finally got the promotion. I felt like I was walking ..... air the entire day.

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