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Business English Grammar Exercise | Topic: Choose the right preposition 10

When it comes to Business English, a lot of non-native speakers know the specific terminology, but still make grammatical mistakes. These exercises will help you to practice using prepositions in a Business English context. This quiz can be used to to prepare for the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) and the Business English Certificate (BEC).





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. This company is __________________________ for sale = This company is being sold
  B or C
  up
  NO PREPOSITION

2. __________________________ an emotional standpoint, this is a very difficult decision to make.
  On
  From
  At

3. The CEO stepped __________________________ last month = The CEO resigned last month
  along
  out
  aside

4. He didn't say anything prior __________________________ ( = before) the board's approval of the deal.
  to
  NO PREPOSITION
  with

5. We made _______________________ $5,000,000 in profits last year.
  about
  around
  A or B

6. _______________________ all the workers, Miguel works the hardest.
  In
  Out of
  Out

7. We're focusing _______________________ long-term growth.
  on
  in
  at

8. Are you going to finish this on time? Yes, the packages will be sent out __________________________ schedule. ( = on time)
  in
  on
  by

9. Customers will be allowed to pay __________________________ cash.
  by
  A or C
  NO PREPOSITION

10. It's been a tough week _________________________ work.
  in
  on
  at

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