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Preposition After Verbs And Adjectives

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Prepositions after Verbs and Adjectives

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    Verbs/ Adjectives & Prepositions Some verbs are usually followed by prepositions before the object of the verb. They are followed by a noun or a gerund ('ing' form). He suffers from several diseases The same is true for adjectives. Some adjectives are followed by dependent prepositions He is good at computing technology Here are some other verbs and adjectives with their dependent prepositions. 'For' •He apologized for being late. You can also 'apologize to someone' •I applied for the job but I didn't get it. •How do you ask for a coffee in Polish? •She spent many years caring for her aged parents. •I can't go out tonight because I have to prepare for my interview tomorrow. •He is sorry for all the inconvenience •They were sentenced for their crimes • I paid for the clothes 'From' •This spray should protect you from mosquitoes. •Has he recovered from his illness yet? •He won an award because he saved someone from drowning. •I suffer from hay fever. •He is very different from his brother •She believes in ghosts. •Our company specialises in computer software. •You have to work hard if you want to succeed in life. •They are interested in Art
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    'Of' •I don't approve of your language, young man. •Our dog died of old age. •This shampoo smells of bananas. •He is afraid of spiders. 'She is fond of sports • I dreamt of you last night I am thinking of you all the time 'On' •The film is based on the novel by Boris Pasternak. •If you make so much noise I can't concentrate on my work. •Come on! We're relying on you! •He is keen on football 'To' •Can I introduce you to my wife? •Please refer to the notes at the end for more information. •Nobody responded to my complaint. •He was sentenced to six months in prison. •He is married to Jenny 'With' •I agree with everything you've said. •My secretary will provide you with more information if you need it. "About" I am worried about you I dreamt about going on holiday I am thinking about buying a new car


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