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Adjective Preposition Collocations
List of useful adjective and preposition collocations in English.
Adjectives + Prepositions: OF
Learn common adjective combinations with the preposition OF in English.
- Afraid of
- Ashamed of
- Aware of
- Capable of
- Certain of
- Conscious of
- Envious of
- Independent of
- Jealous of
- Proud of
- Silly of
- Typical of
Adjectives and Prepositions: FOR
Learn common adjective collocations with the preposition FOR in English.
- Eager for
- Eligible for
- Famous for
- Grateful for
- Notorious for
- Prepared for
- Ready for
- Renowned for
- Responsible for
- Respected for
- Suitable for
- Thankful for
Adjectives + Prepositions: WITH
List of adjective collocations with the preposition WITH in English.
- Associated with
- Bored with
- Blessed with
- Confronted with
- Crowded with
- Delighted with
- Disappointed with
- Fed up with
- Familiar with
- Pleased with
- Popular with
- Satisfied with
Adjectives and Prepositions: TO
List of common adjective collocations with the preposition TO.
- Attracted to
- Accustomed to
- Addicted to
- Allergic to
- Indifferent to
- Kind to
- Married to
- Receptive to
- Related to
- Similar to
- Superior to
- Unfriendly to
Adjectives + Prepositions: ABOUT
List of useful adjective collocations with the preposition ABOUT.
- Angry about
- Anxious about
- Enthusiastic about
- Excited about
- Furious about
- Happy about
- Nervous about
- Pessimistic about
- Sad about
- Serious about
- Upset about
- Worried about
Adjectives and Prepositions: IN
Learn useful adjective combinations with the preposition IN in English.
- Comfortable in
- Connected in
- Disappointed in
- Experienced in
- Interested in
- Polite/impolite in
- Present in
- Skilled in
- Slow in
- Successful in
- Talented in
Adjectives + Prepositions: BY
Here is a list of useful adjective collocations with the preposition BY.
- Amazed by
- Delighted by
- Disturbed by
- Excited by
- Fascinated by
- Impressed by
- Inspired by
- Astonished by
- Shocked by
- Surprised by
Adjective Preposition Combinations: AT
Learn common adjective preposition combinations with the preposition AT in English.
- Amazed at
- Angry at
- Annoyed at
- Awful at
- Bad at
- Brilliant at
- Clever at
- Delighted at
- Disappointed at
- Excellent at
- Excited at
- Good at
- Hopeless at
- Mad at
- Present at
- Skilled at
- Successful at
- Surprised at
- Terrible at
- Slow at
- Lucky at
Adjectives and Prepositions: FROM
- Made from
- Different from
- Safe from
- Absent from
- Free from
Adjectives + Prepositions: ON
- Keen on
- Based on
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Adjectives and Prepositions | Collocation Examples
List of adjective preposition collocations with example sentences.
- He’s brilliant at football.
- She is good at solving problems.
- Most fathers wish to be present at the birth of their child.
- Dustin is terrible at texting.
- The drought has made farmers anxious about the harvest.
- I’m not crazy about Chinese food.
- You don’t sound very enthusiastic about the idea.
- If there’s anything you’re not happy about, come and ask.
- Consumers are very nervous about the future.
- He’s very sensitive about his weight.
- Are you sure about that?
- He’s not worried about his upcoming examinations.
- What makes you think that you are qualified for this job?
- Charlie has a clever idea/plan for getting us out of our present difficulties.
- If Sarah is free for lunch I’ll take her out.
- She is so grateful for your help.
- The army are said to be ready for action.
- She’s famous for her watercolor paintings.
- The smell is very familiar to everyone who lives near a bakery
- You are free to come and go as you please.
- She had grown accustomed to his long absences.
- She remained bitterly apposed to the idea of moving abroad.
- He was disappointed to see she wasn’t at the party.
- I am extremely grateful to all the teachers for their help.
- Places on the bus are limited to 50 – so book early!
- I was sad to hear that they’d split up.
- It would be unreasonable to expect somebody to come at such short notice.
- He was quite certain of his attacker’s identity.
- What are you frightened of?
- You are in danger of being robbed.
- The house was made of wood with an iron roof.
- It’s very selfish of him to just expect that Polly will do all the childcare.
- It’s stupid of her to go out without a coat.
- How clever of you to buy chocolate chip cookies – they’re my favorites.
- The kids are busy with their homework.
- The fall in retail sales is directly connected with the decline in employment.
- He’s fed up with his job. He wants to quit.
- You should be generous with your time.
- Be careful with the glasses.
- There’s something wrong with the printer.
- The book was inspired by a real person.
- The teacher was surprised by the student’s question.
- Many people were shocked by the sex scenes in the film.
- There was a large crowd present in the auditorium.
- They were successful in winning the contract.
- He was connected in some way with that fraud scandal a couple of years back.
Adjective Preposition Collocations | Videos
Common adjective preposition collocations with pronunciation.