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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).

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. This company is __________________________ for sale = This company is being sold
  B or C

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

3. The CEO stepped __________________________ last month = The CEO resigned last month

4. He didn't say anything prior __________________________ ( = before) the board's approval of the deal.

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

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

7. We're focusing _______________________ long-term growth.

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

9. Customers will be allowed to pay __________________________ cash.
  A or C

10. It's been a tough week _________________________ work.

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