1. Munna is writing to his friend about the benefit of reading newspapers. Choose the correct prepositions from the box and fill in the gaps.
in, about, to, around, of, up, for
I have received your letter (a) — time. You have wanted (b) — know (c) — the benefit of reading newspapers. Reading newspapers makes a man fit (d) — participating usually (e) — a cultured society. The newspapers will help your interest to know what is happening (f) — you. I think now you are convinced (g) — the utility of reading newspapers. When you can make it a habit, you cannot easily give it (h) —.
Your loving friend.
(a) in (b) to (c) about (d) for (e) in
(f) around (g) of (h) up
2. Zaber is writing to his friend telling his plan after the Annual Examination. Choose the correct prepositions from the box and fill in the gaps.
of, in, over, by, up, to, with
I am (a) ¾ receipt (b) — your letter. You wanted (c) — know what I shall do after the Annual Examination. You know still many people (d) — villages are illiterate. Thinking (e) — their condition I have made (f) — my mind to go to my village home. I will set up a night school (g) — the help of some of my friends. I am sure other people will be inspired (h) — it.
Thank you for today.
(a) in (b) of (c) to
(d) of (e) over (f) up
(g) with (h) by