Anchors (Prepositions)


Grammar — Beginner Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

  1. An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, used to connect a vessel   the bed of a body of water.

  2. A sea anchor is a drag device, not in contact with the seabed, used to minimize drift   a vessel relative to the water.

  3. The vessel is attached   the anchor by the rode.

  4. Holding ground is the area   sea floor which holds an anchor, and thus the attached ship or boat.

  5. Iron was afterwards introduced   the construction of anchors.

  6. The stockless anchor was patented   England in 1821.

  7. An anchorage location may be chosen   its holding ground.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What does an anchor do?

  2. Where do you usually an anchor? Why ?

  3. What do you think happens if anchors were not invented?


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