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Exercise: around, round, about.

Exercise on the differences between around, round and about.

Fill in the spaces with the prepositions: around or round or about. In some cases two or three words are possible but only write ONE word.

Example:

We walked around    the palace admiring the exterior. (round is also possible)

1) We drove the bottom of the mountain to the other side.

2) There was a ribbon tied the birthday cake.

3) The Indians smoked pipes while sitting the fire.

4) The park was closed so we had to walk .

5) Can you hand the biscuits to the guests?

6) We were looking the museum all morning.

7) There were people standing . I don't know what they were waiting for.

8) Is there a hammer ? I need to put up a picture.

9) Can you tell me if there's a pub here?

10) I've only got five pounds in my wallet.

 

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Solutions

1) round/around

2) round/around

3) round/around

4) round/around

5) round/around

6) round/around

7) round/around/about

8) around/about

9) round/around

10) around/about

 

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