Prepositions Exercise | With or To?

The preposition with is used after a number of adjectives which say how people are feeling towards others. After words which say how people act towards others, we use ‘to’.

This grammar exercise tests your ability to use the prepositions to and with correctly.

Fill in the blanks.

Prepositions exercise for classes 9 and 10

1. You are always cross …………….. me. (with / to)

2. She is very nice …………… her subordinates. (with / to)

3. Thank you for being patient ……………. me. (with / to)

4. Do you know the reason why she is angry …………… me? (with / to)

5. He is rude ……………. everyone. (with / to)

6. When we met the last time, she was very polite …………… me. (with / to)

7. Dad was furious ………….. me when he discovered that I had failed my test. (with / to)

8. I am quite pleased …………… my result. (with / to)

9. Be good …………… others and they will be good ……….. you. (with / to)

10. She seems to be upset ……………. something. (with / to)

Answers

1. You are always cross with me.

2. She is very nice to her subordinates.

3. Thank you for being patient with me.

4. Do you know the reason why she is angry with me?

5. He is rude to everyone.

6. When we met the last time, she was very polite to me.

7. Dad was furious with me when he discovered that I had failed my test.

8. I am quite pleased with my result.

9. Be good to others and they will be good to you.

10. She seems to be upset with something.

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