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Business English Grammar Test | Topic: Choose the right preposition 5

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 test 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. We currently spend about $10 million a year __________________________ advertising.
  B or C

2. We have worked on dozens __________________________ similar projects.

3. Our sales have been down ever __________________________ the bad news came out last year.

4. We've been __________________________ this before = We've experienced this before

5. Let me start _________________ welcoming you to the conference.
  A or C

6. You should really start _______________________ that project = You should really begin working on that project

7. Which category would this fall _______________________ ?

8. __________________________ the past year, our profits have tripled.
  A or B

9. We have to deal with the problem __________________________ hand. ( = the problem that we are facing)

10. The partners from New York will be _________________________ hand for ( = present at) the meeting.

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