Prepositional Phrases - On, In, Under and Out (5)

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

    Raymond thinks that his neighbors are going to kill him. However, ..... reality, they are not. He is very suspicious of everyone and I'm sure he has some kind of paranoid personality disorder.

  • 2

    I want you to be here at 8 am ..... the dot. You'd better not be even one minute late because this meeting is very important and crucial to the company's success.

  • 3

    I want to make sure that we all agree with this year's budget plans and that everyone is ..... board. If anyone has concerns or comments about it, please speak up now.

  • 4

    Your credit card account is ..... arrears, Mr. Smith. You are two months past due and we need a payment from you as soon as possible.

  • 5

    I paid for my brand new car ..... cash. I had the money in my bank account. Now, I don't have to pay any interest charges because I didn't need a loan at all.

  • 6

    That pay phone is ..... of order. It hasn't been working for some time. I've called the municipal branch to let them know about it about a week ago but it's still not working.

  • 7

    I don't want to waste any of your time so, ..... brief, there is a paper shortage and you have to deal with this ASAP.

  • 8

    I really like Marcus. We went out for dinner the other night and I realized that we have a lot ..... common. He likes the same things I do and we have the same sense of humor.

  • 9

    Nowadays, you can buy some products ..... bulk. This means that you can buy products like flour, cereal and dog biscuits in large quantities or amounts.

  • 10

    I just got a large Christmas bonus so I'm going ..... a shopping spree. I'm going to buy a lot of clothes and shoes. I can't wait!

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