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Word Focus - The Good Page
Word Focus - Information and Contents
This exercise practises different uses of
the word good. Read through this text and fill each gap with one of
the prepositions in the list.
about, to, with, of, on, at (2), for
At school I was always
told that physical exercise was good (1)________________
me, but I was never really
good (2) _______________ sports. My teacher always
reminded me of this and
called me good (3) ________________ nothing. However, I
then discovered boxing.
I was so happy when I finally realised I was good (4)
________________ my hands
(5) ________________ something.
My teacher stopped criticising me and actually
began to praise me. "Good (6)
________________ you!" he would
say as I won another fight. I thought it was very
good (7) ________________ him
to help me win the national championship. Now
I'm world champion and very rich.
Boxing has been very good (8)
________________ me. Even when I knocked out
my last opponent he was very
good (9) ________________ it and told me not to
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