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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #68929: On, off, of
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Prepositions [Change theme]
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    On, off, of

      look ‚ look out       give ‚ give up        put ‚ put away
    Different meanings.
    Transitive verbs-My car broke down last week.

    -Tom doesn't want to get up.
    Intransitive verbs

    #1) -Put away your shoes. 

    #2) -Put your shoes away.

    #2) is compulsory with a pronoun:
    -Put them away.



    come off 
    go off
    keep off
    lay off
    lift off.
    pay off     
      The rocket lifted off at 6 am.
    put off
    take off
    turn off


                        off ‚ on
             Switch on (> light)
     Switch off
    (> no light)



     He's just taken on a new secretary
    come on
    get on
    go on
    hold on
    .keep on
     She is trying on a pair of glasses
    put on
    take on         
    turn on
    try on       


                                                         off ‚ of
                An earthquake took place off the coasts of Japan.
    Off Our street is off the main road.
    They could see the cliffs of Dover about 2 miles off.
    Of A cup of coffee.
    The city of London.

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    -When the weather is stormy the milk quickly.       
    -Please, tell Jim to the TV. He is not watching.
    -The handle the suitcase when I picked it up..
    - your jacket, it is warm in here.     
    -Suddenly Sue said good-bye, got into her car and .

     -I think it is time for the Simpsons, I'd better   the TV.        
     - this shirt to see if it fits you.
     -No matter how hard it is, just  trying..
     -I need to my serve to make it stronger.       
     -It's cold outside you'd better a jacket.


     -Your coat is wet,

           And here are your slippers,

     -Don't forget to turn all the lights the house before you go to bed.

     -Go down to the end the street, get the bus there and at the third stop.

    -Keep the cat the kitchen table or he will go eating the cake.

     -Hold a minute! I've just heard the ringing the phone.

     As we were walking in the forest, Mary picked a bunch violets just  the path.

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