3. 'BE' + PREPOSITIONS
A. Look at the following extract from the text. What does the phrase in bold mean?
It was just the food he was after.
a. ate b. cooked c. tried to get
B. Read the sentences 1-7 and match the phrases in bold with their meanings a-g.
1. Hashim is usually up at seven o’clock in the morning. ( e )
2. I was about to leave home when I heard a strange noise. ( d )
3. Are you for your brother’s decision to spend so much money on a new car? ( b )
4. We must be off now. We have to catch the 8:30 train. ( a )
5. I am definitely against the idea of express diets. ( g )
6. I hope this long lecture will be over soon. ( c )
7. What is that boy up to? Is he trying to hide something? ( f )
a. to leave
b. to support
c. to end
d. to be ready to
e. to be awake and out of bed
f. to do (usually something wrong)
g. to not support