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1. He passed away _____ four o'clock _____ the afternoon _____ Monday.

1. He passed away at four o'clock in the afternoon on Monday.

2. _____ the evening, there's a great film _____ TV and a comedy programme _____ midnight.

2. In the evening, there's a great film on TV and a comedy programme at midnight.

3. I stopped _____ his house to borrow a raincoat _____ the middle _____ a storm _____ Sunday.

3. I stopped at his house to borrow a raincoat in the middle of a storm on Sunday.

4. _____ my opinion, you can rely _____ him to come _____ noon.

4. In my opinion, you can rely on/upon him to come at/by noon.

5. I saw him looking _____ some books _____ the library _____ Saturday. His brother was _____ him.

5. I saw him looking at/for/through some books in/at the library on Saturday. His brother was with/by/near him.

6. I posted the parcel _____ the main Post Office _____ Market Road.

6. I posted the parcel at the main Post Office in/on Market Road.

7. It won't fall _____ because I have twisted the wire _____ that post to keep it _____ position.

7. It won't fall off/down because I have twisted the wire round that post to keep it in position.

8. I was woken up _____ the sound of the radio _____ my brother's room. The radio was on _____ a bit high volume.

8. I was woken up by the sound of the radio in my brother's room. The radio was on at a bit high volume.

9. He was lying injured _____ the field _____ a fall _____ his horse.

9. He was lying injured on the field after a fall from his horse.

10. I was shocked _____ the way _____ which he reacted _____ someone calling him 'fatty'.

10. I was shocked by the way in which he reacted to someone calling him 'fatty'.

11. The load of eggs fell _____ the lorry when it was turning _____ the warehouse _____ low speed.

11. The load of eggs fell off the lorry when it was turning towards the warehouse at low speed.

12. The train whistled its way _____ the station _____ about ten o'clock _____ the morning.

12. The train whistled its way into the station at about ten o'clock in the morning.

13. We parked our car _____ the side _____ the road _____ another car.

13. We parked our car at/on the side of the road behind another car.

14. There is plenty _____ tin left _____ that mine which is _____ to another mine.

14. There is plenty of tin left in that mine which is near to another mine.

15. We threw the net _____ the river and sat _____ to wait _____ a good catch.

15. We threw the net in/into the river and sat down to wait for a good catch.

16. There is a waterfall farther _____ the river. You can see the foam floating down _____ us.

16. There is a waterfall farther up the river. You can see the foam floating down to/towards us.

17. Sunday is the day _____ which he goes _____ church where he joins the congregation and kneels _____ prayer.

17. Sunday is the day on which he goes to church where he joins the congregation and kneels in prayer.

18. _____ most Saturdays I go fishing _____ my brother, who seems to have had a lot of good luck _____ fishing.

18. On most Saturdays I go fishing with my brother, who seems to have had a lot of good luck in fishing.

19. My friend used to go to school _____ his bicycle but now he goes _____ bus or _____ taxi because he lives farther away.

19. My friend used to go to school on his bicycle but now he goes by bus or by taxi because he lives farther away.

20. Some of the boxes _____ the lorry were not tied _____ firmly.

20. Some of the boxes on the lorry were not tied down/up firmly.