Mixed Prepositions 10

Multiple-Choice

Complete the text below by choosing the correct prepositions, then press "Check" to check your answers.
His wife had always spoiled him outrageously. No doubt of that. Take, example, the matter of the pillows merely. Old man Minick slept high. That is, he thought he slept high. He liked two plump pillows his side of the great, wide, old-fashioned cherry bed. He would sink them with a vast grunting and sighing and puffing expressive of nerves and muscles relaxed and gratified. But the morning there was always one pillow the floor. He had thrown it there. Always, the morning, there it lay, its plump white cheek turned reproachfully at him from the side of the bed. Ma Minick knew this, naturally, after forty years of the cherry bed. But she never begrudged him that extra pillow. Each morning, when she arose, she picked it on her way to shut the window. Each morning the bed was made with two pillows his side of it, as usual.

An excerpt from "Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
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