Making your mind your playground

sábado, 8 de dezembro de 2007

Prepositions

This is a list of 400 prepositions, one more step in my English practice...
to listen to something
to be kind to someone
to be bad at something
to be good at something
surprised at/by something
to be clever at something
to laugh at someone
to be nice to someone
to smile at something
to be responsible for something
the reason for something
pleased at/with/about something
to think of/about doing something
miserable about something
the matter with someone
angry with someone
sorry for/about something
interested in someone/something
to fill something with something
to search for someone
because of something
to arrive at a place
disappointed with/in something
to ask for something
ill with something
to depend on someone
wrong with/about/to someone
to get on a bus
to get on/off a bus
to pay for something
to have a discussion about/on something
in love with someone
afraid of something
keen on doing something
to crash into something
crowded with people
on the telephone
by bus
on a diet
a play by someone
on the radio
to get married to someone
to pay by credit card
at the end of something
fond of something
plenty of something
at Christmas
fed up with something
on his own
engaged to someone
an interest on something
on Christmas day
to read about something
to knock on/at a door
far from somewhere
to know about something
to knock on/at a door
far from somewhere
to know about something
difficult for someone
at/on/in the corner
close to somewhere
at the age of
crazy about something
to fall in love with someone
to look for something
to wait for someone
frightened by someone
on/in the wall
late for something
to invite someone to a place
out of order
busy with something
full of something
in the middle of something
to prepare for something
news of/about something
patient with someone
famous for something
important to someone
happy with/about something
to get tired of something
to ask someone for something
in the New Year
in the future
in the evening
in the north
ready for something
ideal for a purpose
full of something
to invite someone for a drink
to agree with someone
at the moment
made of/out of/from something
to arrive at/in a place
by car
on foot
to live at a certain house
in the street
on someone’s birthday
in front of someone
to stop someone from doing something
to hide something from someone
to agree to doing something
different from/to/than something
to complain to someone
to compliment someone on something
to complain to someone
to insist on doing something
to depend on someone
to consist of something
rude to someone
the idea of something
to believe in something
an effect on someone
disappointed with/in something
to forgive someone for doing something
amazed at/by something
disgusted by/with something
to apologize for doing something
to take advantage of something
to lean against/on something
to congratulate someone on doing something
satisfied with something
dressed in something
to succeed in doing something
ashamed of something
to take care of someone
to remind someone of/about something
to shout at someone
to borrow something from someone
to divide something into portions
to take part in something
to dream of/about something
to die of/about/with something
to invest in something
fit for something
to aim at something
to explain something to someone
in good time
to blame something for something
to act a part in a play
an attitude to/toward something
well-known for something
a need for something
to get in touch with someone
worried about/by something
capable of something
to be on strike
a relationship with someone
at the top of something
a break for something
to go for a walk
by chance
bored with/by something
a book about someone
a date with someone
on/at the coast
content with something
to complain about/of something
to contrast with something
in flower
confident of doing something
amused at/by something
to confide in someone
to leave somewhere for somewhere
embarrassed about/at/by something
to co-operate (cooperate) with someone
to look forward to doing something
in contrast
a fan of someone
to compete against/with someone
an alternative to something
critical of someone
in fashion
to have a degree in a subject
furious with/at someone
enthusiastic about something
a cure for something
in contrast to/with something
to live on a certain food
to prefer one thing to another
concerned about/for something
the owner of something
to choose between two things
to take a look at something
impressed with/by something
to fail in something
on television
hard on someone
in charge of something
a description of something
to spend money on something
to be tired of something
suitable for someone
to operate on someone
to object to something
information on/about something
to have an effect on someone
to help oneself to something
to have pity on someone
to make fun of someone
fussy about something
to compensate for something
to object to something
to suffer from an illness
to take priority over something
red with anger
to approve (disapprove) of something
to criticize someone for doing something
to prevent someone from doing something
tolerant of something
to confess to doing something
apart from someone
to charge someone with something
to quarrel about/over something
to apply for a job
to sympathize with someone
proof of something
a shortage of something
to mistake someone for someone
to get rid of something
to increase in confidence
to specialize in something
sensitive about something
to threaten someone with something
to have a disagreement about/over something
to provide someone with something
clumsy at something
to accuse someone of doing something
to deal with something
to be moved to tears
to warn someone of/about something
to take revenge for something
a lack of something
in the end
aware of something
to protect someone from/against something
short of something
to rely on someone
pale with fear
compatible with something
to punish someone for doing something
to blame something on someone
in the mood for doing something
to consent to something
to flirt with someone
in debt
unfair on/to someone
confident in something
impatient for something
a war against/on something
the risk of something
jealous of someone`
an advantage over something
to inspire with enthusiasm
to name someone after (GB)/for (Am) another person
ignorant of/about something
for the sake of someone
to cope with something
love at first sight
on the horizon
identical to/with someone
to be faced with something
to sympathize with someone on/for something
to wave at/to someone
to experiment with something
allergic to something
to swear at something
on behalf of someone
in favour of something
indifferent to something
to comment on something
to have a talent for something
inconsistent in/with something
free of/from something
owing to something
desperate for something
to take notice of something
emphasis on something
sensitive to something
to long for something
proficient at/in something
guilty of doing something
hostile to something
to lecture someone about/on something
to call on someone to do something
sanctions against a company
to be suited to something
to suspect someone of doing something
to equip something with something
shelter from something
to resign from a job
to make a fuss of someone
to guard against something
to admit to doing something
ill with something
to depend on someone
wrong with someone
to get on a bus
to pay for something
to have a discussion about/on something
in love with someone
afraid of something
keen on doing something
to crash into something
crowded with people
on the telephone
by bus
on a diet
a play by someone
on the radio
to get married to someone
to pay by credit card
at the end of something
fond of something
plenty of something
plenty of something
at (GB)/on (Am) the weekend
at Christmas
fed up with something
on his own
engaged to someone
an interest on something
on Christmas day
to read about something
to knock on/at a door
far from somewhere
to know about something
to knock on/at a door
far from somewhere
to know about something
difficult for someone
at/on the corner
close to somewhere
at the age of
crazy about something
to fall in love with someone
to look for something
to wait for someone
frightened by someone
on the wall
late for something
to invite someone to a place
out of order
busy with something
full of something
in the middle of something
to prepare for something
news of/about something
patient with someone
famous for something
important to someone
happy with/about something
to get tired of something
to ask someone for something
in the New Year
in future
in the evening
in the north
ready for something
ideal for a purpose
full of something
to invite someone for a drink
to agree with someone
at the moment
made of/out of/from something
at home (omitted in Am.English)
to arrive at/in a place
by car
on foot
to live at a certain house
in the street
on someone’s birthday
in front of someone
to stop someone from doing something
to hide something from someone
to agree to doing something
different from/to/than something
to complain to someone
to compliment someone on something
to complain to someone
to insist on doing something
to depend on someone
to consist of doing something
rude to someone
the idea of something
to believe in something
an effect on someone
disappointed with/in something
to forgive someone for doing something
amazed at/by something
disgusted by/with something
to apologize for doing something
to take advantage of something
to lean against/on something
to congratulate someone on doing something
satisfied with something
dressed in something
to succeed in doing something
ashamed of something
to take care of someone
to remind someone of/about something
to shout at someone
to borrow something from someone
to divide something into portions
to take part in something
to dream of/about something
to die of/about/with something
to invest in something
fit for something
to aim at something
to explain something to someone
in good time
to blame something for something
to act a part in a play
an attitude to/toward something
well-known for something
a need for something
to get in touch with someone
worried about/by something
capable of something
to be on a strike
a relationship with someone
at the top of something
a break for something
to go for a walk
by chance
bored with/by something
a book about someone
a date with someone
on/at the coast
content with something
to complain about/of something
to contrast with something
in flower
confident of doing something
amused at/by something
to confide in someone
to leave somewhere for somewhere
embarrassed about/at/by something
to co-operate with someone
to look forward to doing something
in contrast
a fan of someone
to compete against/with someone
an alternative to something
critical of someone
in fashion
to have a degree in a subject
furious with/at someone
enthusiastic about something
a cure for something
in contrast to/with something
to live on a certain food
to prefer one thing to another
concerned about/for something
the owner of something
to choose between two things
to take a look at something
impressed with/by something
to fail in something
on television
hard on someone
in charge of something
a description of something
to spend money on something
to be tired of something
suitable for someone
to operate on someone
to object to something
information on/about something
to have an effect on someone
to help oneself to something
to have pity on someone
to make fun of someone
fussy about something
to compensate for something
to object to something
to suffer from an illness
to take priority over something
red with anger
to approve (disapprove) of something
to criticize someone for doing something
to prevent someone from doing something
tolerant of something
to confess to doing something
apart from someone
to charge someone with something
to quarrel about/over something
to apply for a job
to sympathize with someone
proof of something
a shortage of something
to mistake someone for someone
to get rid of something
to increase in confidence
to specialize in something
sensitive about something
to threaten someone with something
to have disagreement about/over something
to provide someone with something
clumsy at something
to accuse someone of doing something
to deal with something
to be moved to tears
to warn someone of/about something
to take revenge for something
a lack of something
in the end
aware of something
to protect someone from/against something
short of something
to rely on someone
pale with fear
compatible with something
to punish someone for doing something
to blame something on someone
in the mood for doing something
to consent to something
to flirt with someone
in debt
unfair on/to someone
confident in something
impatient for something
a war against/on something
the risk of something
jealous of someone`
an advantage over something
to inspire with enthusiasm
to name someone after (GB)/for (AM) another person
ignorant of/about something
for the sake of someone
to cope with something
love at first sight
on the horizon
identical to/with someone
to be faced with something
to sympathize with someone on/for something
to wave at/to someone
to experiment with something
allergic to something
to swear at something
on behalf of someone
in favour of something
indifferent to something
to comment on something
to have a talent for something
inconsistent in/with something
free of/from something
owing to something
desperate for something
to take notice of something
emphasis on something
sensitive to something
to long for something
proficient at/in something
guilty of doing something
hostile to something
to lecture someone about/on something
to call on someone to do something
sanctions against a company
to be suited to something
to suspect someone of doing something
to equip something with something
shelter from something
to resign from a job
to make fuss of someone
to guard against something
to admit to doing something

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