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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #27499: Similar but different
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    Similar but different


    The following sentences each contain a prepositional phrase which could easily be confused with others, e.g. on time, in time, at a time, at times. Choose which phrase fits the sentence. There is only one correct answer for each sentence.








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    1. I always keep a dictionary hand in case I come across a word I don't know.
    2. The technicians have checked the sound equipment and report that everything is order.
    3. I tried to find someone to type up my essay for me, but the end I had to do it myself.
    4. Have you seen this morning's paper? There's a big picture of you the front page!
    5. I've taken this watch pieces, and now I can't put it together again.
    6. The lady at the check-in desk said 'Window or aisle?' , I think that's what she said.
    7. I have some important information for you, but I don't want to give it the phone. Do you think we could meet somewhere?
    8. 'Is everything OK, nurse?'Don't worry, doctor! Everything's control.
    9. 'Do you agree?'' point, but I don't think you are completely right.'
    10. I know experience that I do my best work early in the morning.
    11. I forgot to pack any food so we'll get something to eat the way back.
    12. I never met Joe Louis, but he was a great boxer .

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