Mistakes with prepositions

In each of the pairs of sentences given below, one is correct and the other is wrong. Find out the correct one.

1. a) I am ill since last week. / b) I have been ill since last week.

2. a) This is my first time to play tennis since a long time. / b) This is my first game of tennis for a long time.

3. a) This fabric is superior than that fabric in quality. / b) This fabric is superior to that fabric in quality.

4. a) This is different to that. / b) This is different from that.

5. a) He called me. / b) He called to me.

6. a) He wrote to me. / b) He wrote me.

7. a) Please send the letter to my new address. / b) Please send the letter on my new address.

8. a) He suggested me this./ b) He suggested this to me.

9. a) He invited me to dinner. / b) He called me in dinner.

10. a) He reached Amsterdam. / b) He reached to Amsterdam.

Answers

1. I have been ill since last week.

2. This is my first game of tennis for a long time.

3. This fabric is superior to that fabric in quality.

4. This is different from that.

5. He called me.

6. He wrote to me.

7. Please send the letter to my new address.

8. He suggested this to me.

9. He invited me to dinner.

10. He reached Amsterdam.

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