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Using Prepositions and Correlatives

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Which of the following is NOT a correct pair of correlatives?

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1.

There's one incorrect preposition in this sentence. Pick the phrase that contains it:

At the beginning of our camping trip, we arrived into the lodge, where our hosts were already waiting with maps and plenty of advice.

2.

Pick the best replacement for the underlined portion of this sentence:

Either guests must carry a GPS device; alternately, they sign a waiver to show that they understand the dangers of going into the wilderness without a way to find them in an emergency.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These helpful, educational materials on prepositions and correlatives are perfect for increasing your knowledge of these two devices in the English language. Take a gander at some sample sentences in our quiz section to see if you know how to properly make use of correlatives and prepositions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will help you better understand the following:

  • Pairs of correlatives and prepositional phrases
  • How to identify incorrect prepositions
  • How to correct improperly paired correlatives

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving prepositions and correlatives
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding proper grammatical usage and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of matching correlatives

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson on prepositions and correlatives will prepare you to:

  • Define a preposition and list as many as you can
  • Name some common pairs of correlatives
  • Explain why some prepositional phrases must always be written with one another
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