Action verbs & nouns with prepositions

Gapfill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Examples of sentences (+ prepositions)

Consumption of alcohol dropped 32 litres 1999 31 litres 2003.
Sales rose $48mn June 2004.
The price of petrol has increased 3.8% the last 2 years.
There has been a sharp decline the number of marriages 2003.
Shares Coca-Cola Inc. experienced an increase 12.6% its share-price the 1990s.