Are You Afraid of Adjectives and Prepositions?


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Some adjectives go with certain prepositions. There is no real pattern – you need to learn them as you meet them. Here are some examples but remember that there are many other adjective + preposition combinations that are not covered here.

Adjectives + prepositions: OF

  • Afraid of
  • Ashamed of
  • Aware of
  • Capable of
  • Certain of
  • Conscious of
  • …..

Adjective & Preposition Combinations in English | Image 1

Adjectives + prepositions: WITH

  • Associated with
  • Bored with
  • Blessed with
  • Confronted with
  • Crowded with
  • Delighted with
  • ……

Adjectives + prepositions: TO

  • Attracted to
  • Accustomed to
  • Addicted to
  • Allergic to
  • Indifferent to
  • Kind to
  • …..

Adjectives + prepositions: ABOUT

  • Angry about
  • Anxious about
  • Enthusiastic about
  • Excited about
  • Furious about
  • Happy about
  • Nervous about
  • …..

Adjective & Preposition Combinations in English | Image 2

Adjectives + prepositions: BY

  • Amazed by
  • Delighted by
  • Disturbed by
  • Excited by
  • Fascinated by
  • Impressed by
  • Inspired by
  • Astonished by
  • Shocked by
  • Surprised by

Adjectives + prepositions: FROM

  • Made from
  • Different from
  • Safe from
  • Absent from
  • Free from

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