#1. I am short ________ ten pounds.
#2. Most of his health problems stem ________ his drinking and smoking habits.
#3. I am sorry that I can't respond __________ your request right now as I am very busy.
#4. He has recovered ____________ the flu.
#5. The school put up a fence to prevent the students ________ leaving the campus.
#6. I caught him peering ________ my shoulder as I wrote down my answers.
#7. Please refrain __________ touching the wet paints.
#8. He drove recklessly and sped _________ the street with a whoosh.
#9. We are ready __________ the new term in school.
#10. He is responsible __________ the downfall of the country.