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The company closed down because there wasn't enough demand __ its products.

 

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The company closed down because there wasn't enough demand for its products.

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I had a map __ the town, so I was able to find my way around.

 

 

 

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I had a map of the town, so I was able to find my way around.

 

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Do you have a good relationship __ your parents?

 

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Do you have a good relationship with your parents?

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What caused the explosion? What was the cause __ the explosion.

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What caused the explosion? What was the cause of the explosion.

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There has been an increase __ the number of road accidents recently.

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There has been an increase in the number of road accidents recently.

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The advantage __ having a car is that you don't have to rely on public transportation.

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The advantage of having a car is that you don't have to rely on public transportation.

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I was surprised at her reaction __ my suggestion.

 

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I was surprised at her reaction to my suggestion.

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There are some differences __ British and American English.

 

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There are some differences __ British and American English.

 

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There's no excuse for behavior like that. There's no need __ it.

 

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There's no excuse for behavior like that. There's no need for it.

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The accident was my fault, so I had to pay for the damage __ the other car.

 

 

 

 

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The accident was my fault, so I had to pay for the damage to the other car.

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I don't know how to answer to your question. I can't think of an answer __ the question.

 

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I don't know how to answer to your question. I can't think of an answer to the question.

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The advantage __ living alone is that you can do what you like but there is an advantage __ (or __) doing something.

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The advantage of  living alone is that you can do what you like but there is an advantage to (or in) doing something.

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The police believe that there is no connection __ the two crimes.

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The police believe that there is no connection between the two crimes.

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I can't open this door. Do you have a key __ the other door?

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I can't open this door. Do you have a key to the other door?

13

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There are many advantages __ being able to speak a foreign language.

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There are many advantages in/to being able to speak a foreign language.

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The sent me a check __ $200.

 

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The sent me a check for $200.

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The police want to question a man in connection __ the robbery.

 

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The police want to question a man in connection with the robbery.

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What was Sarah's reaction __ the news?

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What was Sarah's reaction to the news?

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I hope we find a solution __ the problem.

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I hope we find a solution to the problem. (not solution of the problem)

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Carol has decided to give up her job. I don't know her reason __ doing this.

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Carol has decided to give up her job. I don't know her reason for doing this.

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Money isn't the solution __ every problem.

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Money isn't the solution to every problem.

21

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Since she left home two years ago, Sophie has had little contact __ her family.

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Since she left home two years ago, Sophie has had little contact with her family.

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Rachel showed me some pictures __ her family.
 

 

 

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Rachel showed me some pictures of her family. (photo / map / plan / drawing, etc.)

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Last year was a bad one for the company. There was a big drop __ sales.

 

 

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Last year was a bad one for the company. There was a big drop in sales.

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Did you get an invitation __ the party?

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Did you get an invitation to the party?

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When Paul left home, his attitude __ his parents seemed to change.

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When Paul left home, his attitude to/toward his parents seemed to change.

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There are many advantages __ living alone. (or... __ living alone.

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There are many advantages to living alone. or... in living alone.