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English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #82 [color=blue]“Prepositons Test”, question 3

I heard a glass breaking noise in the living room and ran to see what happened. A pigeon flew the window and broke it.

(a) for
(b) from
© by
(d) against

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #82 [color=blue]“Prepositons Test”, answer 3

I heard a glass breaking noise in the living room and ran to see what happened. A pigeon flew against the window and broke it.

Correct answer: (d) against

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
I heard a glass breaking noise in the living room and ran to see what happened. A pigeon flew from the window and broke it.
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may you please explain “against”? Thanks

Hi Ted

In this sentence, using the word against tells you that the bird came in forceful contact with the window.

Here is a dictionary link:
thefreedictionary.com/against