• Choose the missing prepositions from the drop-down menus below.
  • Click the button at the bottom to check your answers.
  • Press the "refresh" button on your browser to play again.

   by      by      down      for      for      for      in      in      in      in      into      of      of      of      on      on      on      since      with      with  
A Premier League footballer has had a lucky escape thanks to the heroic efforts an off-duty police officer in Brazil. Brazilian fullback Emerson Royal, 23, was holiday in the Brazilian city Sao Paolo. He was outside a nightclub taking photos the police officer. He was suddenly accosted the thief, who was armed a handgun. The would-be assailant demanded Mr Royal's watch and other belongings. Fortunately for Royal, the police officer sprang action and chased the thief the street. The two became involved in a 29-shot gunfight. The footballer escaped unharmed, but was shaken the attempted robbery. The police officer was shot the back, but is now recovering in hospital.

Mr Royal, a defender the London club Tottenham Hotspur, said he would be eternally grateful the officer's heroics. He wrote: "God sends angels to Earth. This is confirmed every day my life. This human being...risked his own life to save mine." Royal's father described the event as a "horror scene". He said he would not wish such a thing anyone. He added: "I don't remember well. It all happened a flash and the adrenaline was running." High profile footballers have become a target criminals recent years. The website "Insider" reported there have been more than 20 assaults and robberies soccer stars and their families across Europe's top leagues 2019.

Back to the angel police officer lesson.

Share this lesson

More Free Sites by Sean Banville

Online Activities