Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions: (8)
i) The Committee deliberated _____ the plan of action _____ six hours.
ii) The Sun seemed to slide _____ the sea at Sunset.
iii) Every one ran ____ the thief.
iv) Let us work _____ this puzzle.
v) They were the messengers ____ peace.
vi) Imagination is central _____ poetry.
(vii) I am familiar ________ the place.