Prepositions - Exercises

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  1. Paŭlo vivas   malgranda domo.in a building → enPaŭlo lives in a small house.
  2. Li vivas tie   2005.since → ekde/deHe has lived there since 2005.
  3.   lia domo estas hotelo.next to → apudNext to his house there is a hotel.
  4. Ĝi estis konstruita   tri jaroj   la onklo   Paŭlo, kiu estas arkitekto.1st gap: ago → antaŭ|2nd gap: by who + 3rd gap: possessive → deIt was built three years ago by Paŭlo’s uncle, who is an architect.
  5. Precipe   la semajnfinoj multaj turistoj   diversaj landoj tranoktas   la hotelo.1st gap: for the duration of a specific period of time → dum|2nd gap: origin → el|3rd gap: in a building → enLots of tourists from different countries stay in the hotel, especially for the weekend.
  6. La hotelo estas   la urbocentro, sed la turistoj povas iri   la urbocentron   buso.1st gap: outside of → ekstere de/eskster|2nd gap: into something → en (followed by nominative making al and ĝis not possible)|3rd: how (public transport) → perThe hotel is outside of the city centre but the tourists can go into the city centre by bus.
  7. La bus-haltejo estas   la alia flanko   la strato, la turistoj devas iri   la straton.1st gap: on a particular side → sur|2nd gap: of → de|3rd gap: cross the street → transThe bus stop is on the other side of the street, the tourists have to walk across the street.
  8. Tamen kiam ili revenas, ili povas eliri la buson tuj   la hotelo.in front of → antaŭBut when they come back, they can get off the bus in front of the hotel.
  9. Ĉiun semajnfinon multaj personoj   siaj familioj pendolveturas   la hotelo kaj la urbocentro.with/accompanied by → kun|2nd gap: between two places → interEvery weekend, many people commute between the hotel and the city centre with their families.
  10. Sed   la semajnfinoj preskaŭ neniu uzas tiun buson   Paŭlo, kiu ofte veturas   la biblioteko.1st gap: outside of something → ekster|2nd gap: apart from someone → kromBut outside of the weekend, almost nobody uses the bus, apart from Paŭlo, who often goes to the library.
  11. Tial   lundo   vendredo la buso haltas tie nur unufoje   tago,   la deka horo.1st/2nd gap: from … to → de … ĝis|3rd gap: a day → po|4th gap: at what time → jeThat’s why, from Monday to Friday the bus only stops once a day at 10 o’clock.