PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES

QUIZ # 05

Gratefully Pilfered and Modified from http://esl.about.com

Level : Upper Intermediate

Use each phrase only once. Click on the arrow to check your answer

at any rate, at least, at risk, by chance, by name, by then, by the way, for a while, from personal experience, from then on, without success, without warning, under discussion, under the impression, without exception...

 

01.  Life is funny that way. Things are going badly and then, , good things start happening and you're on your way to better times.

       = uyarı vermeksizin... birdenbire, bir de bakmışsınız ki...

02.  A responsible officer should know all his soldiers , even though there should be over a hundred of them.

     = ismen... ("by sight" ise "simaen" demektir...)

03.  , he finally decided to go ahead with the new marketing project.

     = her ne halse, zaten, her halükârda, sonuç itibariyle, ne açıdan bakılırsa bakılsın... gibi, tümcenin gelişine göre bir anlam yakıştıracaksınız...

İngilizce karşılıklar: "in any event", "whatever the case may be", hatta belki "at least"... Örnek olarak şu tümceleri Türkçe'ye çeviriniz: "At any rate, I promise to be there even if I'm a little late"... "It may not pay well, but at any rate it's a job."

04.  It seems that our investment is , so I'll need to fly to our headquarters to discuss the situation.

     = risk altında...

05.  You should have waited a half an hour.

      = en azından, hiç olmazsa...

06.  Ali assured them that he would have finished the report .

      = o zamana değin, o zamandan önce...

07.  All I can say is that, , you're going to have to spend more time practicing your listening comprehension skills.

      = kişisel deneyimlerime dayanarak...

08.  I'm afraid I was that you enjoyed working here. I must have been mistaken.

      = izlenimi altında, izlenimi içinde...

09.  , did you know that Metin and Ebru are getting married next week?

      = aklıma gelmişken... bu arada...

10 I ran into him in a downtown shop this afternoon quite .

      = rastlantı sonucu, tesadüfen...

11 He's going to stay in Antalya and look for a job .

      = bir süre için, bir süreliğine...

12 Certainly, expanding into new markets is at the moment.

      = üzerinde tartışılıyor...

13 You'll find that you can trust his judgment .

      = istisnasız, herzaman için...

14 He tried to get into the business for many years . Eventually, he took a new line of work.

      = başarısızlıkla, başarılı olmaksızın...

14 Güneş decided that he was going to work harder .

      = o noktadan başlayarak, o günden sonra, o andan sonra...

         

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