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. PREPOSITIONS (1) Read the following sentences and put a preposition in each space. Note the example given.

Example: It is becoming more common for an employee to claim damages from his or her employer for stresswork. (Answer: at) 1. My client contends that he notified your client in writing, within two days delivery of the goods, that the goods were defective. 2. I understand that you have denied my clients claim that he is entitled to five days holiday .. lieu of overtime worked during the period 1 January 2003 to 20 February 2003. 3. We are writing to confirm that this was an error .. the part of the bank, and the funds will be credited to your account immediately. 4. If he fails to pay the debt within three weeks after we have sent him a statutory demand, the next step is to present a bankruptcy petition .. him. 5. I heard on the news last night that Baxters are going to lay .. 2,000 employers at the Kirkwood factory as a result of losing the construction contract with Exemmen. 6. The shares will on completion be sold free .. any liens or charges. 7. In the UK, copyright .. a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work lasts until 70 years after the death of the author. 8. In April 1999, the national minimum wage came .. force throughout the UK. 9. I have now drawn .. the first draft of your Will and would like to arrange a meeting to go through it with you. 10. The aim is to sell the house and workshop together with the business .. a going concern.

PREPOSITIONS (2) Read the following sentences and put a preposition in each space. Note the example given. Example: It is becoming more common for an employee to claim damages from his or her employer for stresswork. (Answer: at) 1. My client informed your client that all the goods would be delivered .. truck on 21 June 2003. 2. Payment of the purchase price will be .. bankers draft, to be handed to my client on the completion date. 3. The haulage company denied the allegations . it, stating that it had performed all the terms of the agreement correctly and on time. 4. I enclose a cheque for Bt10,000, made payable .. your firm as requested. 5. Their respective lawyers negotiated an agreement which provided a satisfactory compromise .. the situation. 6. This agreement will continue for five years unless terminated earlier in accordance .. clause 5 of this agreement. 7. .. consideration of Bt100,000 paid by the Buyer to the Seller, the Seller agrees to sell the Property to the Buyer. 8. If you are interested .. starting your own business, I would advise you to obtain independent advice from a lawyer as to the best method of operating the business. 9. Either party may terminate this agreement .. notice with immediate effect. 10. I am afraid that I am unable to accept your instructions as this firm has acted on behalf of George Brown .. another matter, and I would wish to avoid any chance of a conflict of interest arising.

PREPOSITIONS (3) Read the following sentences and put a preposition in each space. Note the example given. Example: It is becoming more common for an employee to claim damages from his or her employer for stresswork. (Answer: at) 1. I am writing this letter .. an attempt to resolve our difficulties. 2. My client is away .. business for a few days, but I will take her instructions and write to you again as soon as possible. 3. The term of this agreement will continue unless terminated by either party . giving not less than three months prior written notice. 4. The customer will notify the company .. writing within five days of receipt of an invoice if the customer considers such invoice incorrect for any reason. 5. Please sign the enclosed statement .. the top of each page and return it to me as soon as possible. 6. When workers go .. strike or take other forms of industrial action, they will usually, by doing so, be in breach of their contracts of employment or their contracts for services. 7. A patent is a monopoly right .. the exclusive use of an invention and can last for a maximum of twenty years. 8. You cannot be a company director if you are an undischarged bankrupt or disqualified by a court .. holding a directorship. 9. When setting up a new company, it is important to check that the name you want is acceptable .. Companies House before you complete the company formation documents. 10. Well offer them Bt100,000 .. full and final settlement of your debt and see what their reaction is to that.

PREPOSITIONS (4) Read the following sentences and put a preposition in each space. Note the example given. Example: It is becoming more common for an employee to claim damages from his or her employer for stresswork. (Answer: at) 1. We will claim damages for breach of contract and will include a claim for interest .. the rate of 6%. 2. Neither party will be liable for any delay .. performing or failing to perform its obligations under this agreement due to any cause outside its reasonable control. 3. I confirm that clause 6 gives you the right to terminate the agreement by notice .. immediate effect. 4. Most benefits .. kind, such as uniforms, meals or private health insurance, are excluded from the calculation of pay for the purposes of the national minimum wage. 5. The share price of Eccelarat rose by Bt25 after the announcement that the company are taking .. 500 new skilled workers. 6. Every company must prepare annual accounts that report .. the performance and activities of the company during the year. 7. I am aware of the existence of certain witness statements which blame the accident .. my client. Please send copies of all such documents immediately. 8. I am afraid that we will not be able to act for you in this matter, but I can certainly provide you .. the names of other law firms that you may wish to contact. 9. When my client realised that he was .. fault on this occasion, he immediately telephoned your client explaining what had happened and offering a 15% discount, which your client accepted. 10. He told me his name when he delivered the goods, but I cant think .. it now.

PREPOSITIONS (5) Read the following sentences and put a preposition in each space. Note the example given. Example: It is becoming more common for an employee to claim damages from his or her employer for stresswork. (Answer: at) 1. A period of continuous employment forms the basic qualification for most individual rights .. the employment protection legislation. 2. I suggest that you seek the advice of McIntosh & Co., who are specialists .. this area of law. 3. I think that were in a really strong position; his witness statement is full .. contradictions between what he said at the time of the accident and now. 4. At first, I doubted that wed get the outcome that we wanted, but fortunately for us, the person negotiating the deal on the other side wasnt particularly good, so .. the end we made very few concessions. 5. Please make sure that you return the signed document to me .. 21 November at the latest, or well miss the deadline for filing the tender. 6. Im pleased to tell you that both clients have finally agreed .. a date for completion: its 14 June. 7. This is an interesting case; Hugh Redding is claiming all his fathers estate, saying that his fathers marriage . Silvia Gregson is void because Silvia was already married. 8. .. my opinion, the state of the housing market has reached a peak, and prices are likely to fall before long. It would be foolish to pay that much for a property at this point in time. 9. Fionas .. a lot of pressure to settle the Burrowes case, so Id wait a couple of days before transferring your files to her. 10. The Customer agrees that, except as expressly provided in clause 8 of this agreement, the Company will not be .. any liability of any kind whatsoever in connection with this agreement.

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