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U.S. Citizenship


 

 


 

 

 1. There are quite a few weeds amid the flowers in this garden.

(amid: among; in the middle.)

flowers

 2. Amid the ruins of this ancient village are many interesting artifacts.

ruins

 3. A person can feel quite anonymous amidst the hustle and bustle of a train station.

train station

4. Amid the performance, a bird flew into the gymnasium and distracted everyone.

performers

5. A lot of people get killed amidst the mayhem and confusion in fighting hand-to-hand.

(amid / amidst: during)

war

 6. Amid concerns about global warming, I bought a conference bike to promote the concept of emission-free transit.

conference bike in Chicago

 7. Our luggage was difficult to find amid all the travel bags and suitcases.

luggage

Note: The prepositions "amid" and "amidst" have the same meanings, but most people prefer using "amid" because it's easier to pronounce.

 

 

 

 

 

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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