Use one of the following prepositions to fill in each blank:along, at, by, down, for, from, in, into, of, on, out, to, towards, up, with.

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1. He was the happiest man _____ his village _____ the start _____ the day. He was married two days previously _____ a Sunday.

1. He was the happiest man in his village at the start of the day. He was married two days previously on a Sunday.

2. He was proud _____ his wife and pleased _____ the smile _____ his father's face.

2. He was proud of his wife and pleased with the smile on his father's face.

3. None of them knew _____ the sadness which was to happen _____ them.

3. None of them knew of the sadness which was to happen to them.

4. She was walking _____ the path _____ her mother's house when she was attacked _____ a tiger _____ night.

4. She was walking along the path from her mother's house when she was attacked by a tiger at night.

5. Someone told him that his wife had been carried away _____ the jungle _____ a tiger.

5. Someone told him that his wife had been carried away into the jungle by a tiger.

6. He found his wife's body _____ the foot _____ a tree _____ the jungle.

6. He found his wife's body at the foot of a tree in the jungle.

7. _____ a few moments, we watched the crowd gathered. We then moved ____ the crowd to see what had happened.

7. For a few moments, we watched the crowd gathered. We then moved towards the crowd to see what had happened.

8. We ran _____ the stairs to where the shouting came _____. There he was and we could see the anger _____ his face.

8. We ran up the stairs to where the shouting came from. There he was and we could see the anger on his face.

9. He turned _____ his sister and smiled _____ her.

9. He turned to his sister and smiled at her.

10. "Go back _____ the village. I'll wait here _____ the elephant. Leave me here _____ my gun _____ the dark."

10. "Go back to the village. I'll wait here for the elephant. Leave me here with my gun in the dark."

11. He blew _____ the lamp and lay _____ _____ his tent.

11. He blew out the lamp and lay down in his tent.

12. The tribal chief drew _____ his dagger and prepared _____ wait _____ his revenge.

12. The tribal chief drew out his dagger and prepared to wait for his revenge.

13. He struck upwards _____ all his strength, cutting deeply _____ the tiger's neck _____ both sides.

13. He struck upwards with all his strength, cutting deeply into the tiger's neck from both sides.

14. The force _____ the wind threw their boat away _____ the shore; then, they dived _____ the water, ready _____ swim ashore.

14. The force of the wind threw their boat away from the shore; then, they dived into the water, ready to swim ashore.

15. One by one, the rescuers picked them _____ _____ the darkness and carried them _____ the lights _____ the helicopter.

15. One by one, the rescuers picked them up in the darkness and carried them towards the lights of the helicopter.