Collocation

81. The bank manager assured us that there was nothing to worry about…………. (a) as regard to the loan (b) with
regards to the loan (c) in regard to the loan (d) with regard to the load
Right Choice: Option D

82. He was …………. weak…………. He could not climb the stairs (a) so/that (b) too/ that (c) very/that (d) so/when
Right Choice: Option A

83. I am looking forward to…………. You. (a) seeing (b) see (c) have seen (d) be seen
Right Choice: Option A

84. My brother does not have a flair………….mathematics. (a) for (b) in (c) at (d) of
Right Choice: Option A

85. I am looking …………. Seeing your family. (a) ahead at (b) forward to (c) forward on (d) ahead to
Right Choice: Option B

86. No sooner had we started the journey …………. We had a flat tire. (a) then (b) that (c) when (d) than
Right Choice: Option D

87. Neither …………. Was present on the occasion. (a) him not her (b) he or she (c) her not him (d) she not him
Right Choice: Option B

88. Tayo was very obstinate: the more his mother insisted …………. Willingly would he do anything. (a) the more
(b) as less (c) the less (d) so less
Right Choice: Option C

EXERCISE

89. The party had hardly started …………. The light went off (a) than (b) then (c) as (d) when

90. I cannot travel in an open car because I ma allergic…………. Dust. (a) with (b) to (c) at (d) by

91. ………….had he entered, when it started to rain. (a) hardly (b) nearly (c) Almost (d) Fairly

92. I prefer mathematics …………. English Language. (a) from (b) for (c) than (d) to

93. I prefer drinking …………. (a) than eating (b) from eating (c) to eating (d) to eat

94. The woman walked…………. Fast that the little girl couldn’t catch up with her. (a) too (b) very (c) so (d) quite

95. Tunji was………….hungry that he at the food meant for his three sisters (a) so (b) extremely (c) very (d) quite

96. He preferred travelling by road…………. Travelling by air 9a0 to (b) against (c) over (d) than

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