Idiomatic Phrases Exercise (442)

Choose the correct word or phrase to complete the idiomatic phrase in each sentence.

  • I was surprised to find that he was absorbed ___ the reading assignment.

  • She is studying economics _____ political science.

  • The punishment should be commensurate ___ the crime.

  • Their analysis provided some insight ___ the problem.

  • I prefer comedies _____ dramas.

Answers and Explanations

1. I was surprised to find that he was absorbed in the reading assignment.

2. She is studying economics and political science.

3. The punishment should be commensurate with the crime.

4. Their analysis provided some insight into the problem.

5. I prefer comedies over dramas.

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