Mixed Prepositions 1

Multiple-Choice

Complete the text below by choosing the correct prepositions, then press "Check" to check your answers.
Suddenly Uncle Henry stood .

"There's a cyclone coming, Em," he called his wife. "I'll go look after the stock." Then he ran toward the sheds where the cows and horses were kept.

Aunt Em dropped her work and came the door. One glance told her of the danger close hand.

"Quick, Dorothy!" she screamed. "Run for the cellar!"

Toto jumped of Dorothy's arms and hid under the bed, and the girl started to get him. Aunt Em, badly frightened, threw open the trap door the floor and climbed down the ladder the small, dark hole. Dorothy caught Toto last and started to follow her aunt. When she was halfway across the room there came a great shriek the wind, and the house shook so hard that she lost her footing and sat down suddenly the floor.

An excerpt from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
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