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per = for every

 

 1. Gas costs about $2.80 per gallon right now, but it will probably increase by about fifty cents per gallon by the beginning of summer.

gas pump

 2. The speed limit on this highway is 55 miles per hour. (55 mph)

road

 3. The traffic on this crowded highway is moving at about five miles per hour.

cars

 4. Corn prices moved up this week to about $3.22 cents per bushel.

crops\

 5. He makes $14 per hour as a pizza chef. ($14/hour)

 

chef

 6. It's unhealthy for elderly people to be outside when pollution gets to 65 parts per billion over a 24-hour period.

pollution
 7. The average American eats about 23 pounds of ice cream per year.
ice cream
8. The train is moving through the subway at about 35 miles per hour. subway train

per = a / an / every

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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