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U.S. Citizenship


 

 


 

 

 1. He's leaning against the fence.

(against = on)

skateboarder

 2. The waves are crashing against the rocks.
waves

 3. The fighter in the yellow jersey has his opponent against the ropes, so he'll probably win the fight.

fighters

 4. This Turkish flag stands out brilliantly against a deep blue sky.

("Against" sometimes means "in contrast.")

turkish flag

 5. She gets angry when something goes against her beliefs.

("Go" is often used before "against" when describing disagreement.)

woman angry

 6. He protested against government spending on the military.

("Against" is often used when someone is in opposition to something.)

protestors
 7. A building developer wants to cut down this tree and build a new Walmart, but this protester is against it.
protesting

 

 

 

 

 

Prepositions

about 

above 

across 

after  

along 

amid  

among 

around 

at

before 

below  

beside 

beyond 

but  

by 

despite  

down  

except  

for

in

inside  

into 

near 

of

off 

on

onto 

out

over 

past 

per  

to

under 

until  

upon  

via  

with 

within 

 

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