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Learn to use prepositions with this language quiz

Are you aware that changing the prepositions you use in a sentence can change its whole meaning?

Prepositions are words that show the connection between a noun (or pronoun) and some other element in the sentence.

Take this example of a result (for example blood test) and a normal range for this patient:

  • The result is above the normal range
  • The result is under the normal range
  • The result is within the normal range

We’ve put together a quick quiz to help you understand how the use of prepositions with common medical verbs also changes the meaning of their sentence.

Take the quiz below

Match up the correct parts of the phrase, left and right.

examined by                    Tuesday

examined under              a dermatologist

examined for                   the pathology lab

examined in                     abnormalities

examined on                    anaesthetic

Once you’ve checked your answer, take a look at some of our other Language Quizzes on the OET Preparation Portal.