Pass + Prepositions

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in the blanks using the words in the box below, then click the "Check" button to check your answers.
   around      away      back      by      into      off      out      over      through      up   
1. The exhaust fumes from the cars were so strong that Sherry passed .

2. When they offered me that job in Miami, I immediately accepted. There was no way I was going to pass the opportunity to move to Florida.

3. After I took a quick look at the ancient vase, I passed it to the art dealer. I could see she was afraid I was going to break it.

4. He tried to pass the painting as an original Picasso, but I recognized at once that it was a fake.

5. The Buddhist monk told me that the old woman had not really died. He said she had simply passed her next life.

6. The police helicopter passed our house several times while they were looking for the prisoner who had escaped.

7. Every day, when the yellow bus passes my house on its way to school, I think of my childhood in Iowa and simpler times.

8. I momentarily lost my cell phone connection when the train passed the tunnel.

9. My grandfather lived a very long and active life. He didn't pass until he was 107 years old.

10. One by one, we passed the pictures so that everyone could see what a talented photographer Jerry had become.
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