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

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1. _____ my opinion, our friends did not come _____ Sunday because _____ the floods _____ the north _____ the State.

1. In my opinion, our friends did not come on Sunday because of the floods in the north of the State.

2. So instead, we went _____ _____ a cycle ride. We saw a warehouse _____ fire, and the wind was blowing the flames _____ our village.

2. So instead, we went out for a cycle ride. We saw a warehouse on fire, and the wind was blowing the flames towards our village.

3. The firemen were short _____ water. They were trying to put _____ the fire _____ beating the flames _____ sticks.

3. The firemen were short of water. They were trying to put out the fire by beating the flames with sticks.

4. _____ our way _____ the main road, we met two firemen. The firemen asked us to help them push a pump _____ a stream _____ the village.

4. On our way to the main road, we met two firemen. The firemen asked us to help them push a pump to a stream in the village.

5. Suddenly there was shout _____ one _____ the villagers who said that there was paint stored _____ a building _____ the burning warehouse.

5. Suddenly there was shout from one of the villagers who said that there was paint stored in a building next to the burning warehouse.

6. The store burst _____ a mass _____ flames, sending clouds of black smoke _____ the sky.

6. The store burst into a mass of flames, sending clouds of black smoke into the sky.

7. The flames spread _____ the houses, and turned some of them _____ ashes.

7. The flames spread to the houses, and turned some of them into ashes.

8. _____ this point, we began to think the whole village would be burnt _____ the ground.

8. At this point, we began to think the whole village would be burnt to the ground.

9. The firemen sprayed the nearby houses _____ water, trying to stop the fire _____ spreading _____ them.

9. The firemen sprayed the nearby houses with water, trying to stop the fire from spreading to them.

10. Luckily, the wind died _____ and the fire began to burn itself _____.

10. Luckily, the wind died down and the fire began to burn itself out.