Here comes the last section of the series of preposition mistakes. Remember to revise them before the test and remind yourself to be aware of these tricky points!


1. made of

Something is made of a particular material.


All out furniture is made of wood.


2. make with

It means to mention one of several materials.


I make the soup with lots of garlic.


3. marriage to, get/be married to


Her marriage to John didn’t last very long.


4. responsible/responsibility for


Who is responsible for the shopping this week?


5. prevent___from____ing


The noise from downstairs prevented me from sleeping.


6. take part in


I don’t want to take part in any more conferences.


7. search/look for


The customs were searching for drugs at the airport.


8. typical of


The wine is typical of the region.