Words Followed by appropriate preposition

2141. He was momentarily deflected ______ this train of thought by a knock on the door.

A. with
B. in
C. into
D. from *

2142. The rules were rigid in principal, sometimes departed ____ in practice.

A. upon
B. on
C. from *
D. of

2143. But the splendid occassion reminded him bitterly of the opportunities he had himself been deprived______.

A. of *
B. from
C. with
D. out

2144. After being cut off from the main party for two weeks they began to despair ____rejoining their companions.

A. from
B. in
C. of *
D. to

2145. They could not be deviated _______ what they believed to be their duty.

A. for
B. with
C. from *
D. to

2146. As boys, we had various ways of making the history professor distress______ the subject of the lesson.

A. in
B. on
C. with
D. from *

2147. You may dislike having to depend upon him, but it will be sometime before you can dispense ____ his help altoghether.

A. with *
B. in
C. to
D. from

2148. The upper classes may be dispossessed ______ their special powers and privileges by a slow process of evolution.

A. from
B. of *
C. with
D. in

2149. The main cylinder will have to be drained _____before i can change the fittings.

A. from
B. with
C. off *
D. in

2150. He looked casually to left and right and , when the flow of traffice had eased ______, crossed the road.

A. off *
B. from
C. of
D. in

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