Example sentences
AT
FOR
TO
ABOUT
OF
WITH
FROM
ONdependent onintent onkeen on
IN(in)experienced ininterested in
ABOUT-angry / annoyed / furious about somethingExample: Im really angry about our losses onthe stock market!-excited about...
ABOUT-worried / upset about somethingExample: Hes worried about his upcomingexaminations.-sorry about somethingExample: Im...
AT-good / excellent / brilliant at something OR atdoing somethingExample: They are excellent at planning funparties.-bad /...
AT / BYamazed / astonished / shocked /-surprised at OR by somethingExample: I was amazed at hissuccess.
FOR-angry with someone for somethingExample: Im really angry with John for his total lack ofresponsibility.-famous for som...
FOR-sorry for doing somethingExample: He says hes sorry for shouting atyou.-(to feel or be) sorry for someoneExample: I re...
FROM-different from somone / somethingExample: His photographs are very different fromhis paintings.
OFnice / kind / good / generous of someone (to do something)Example: It was very nice of him to buy me a present.mean of s...
OFpolite of someone (to do something)Example: It was very polite of Peter to invite my sister to the party.impolite / rude...
OFproud of something or someoneExample: Im very proud of my daughters wonderfulprogress in school.ashamed of someone or so...
OFcapable / incapable of somethingExample: Peter is quite capable of conducting the meetingon his own.fond of someone or s...
OFaware / conscious of somethingExample: Teens are often overly conscious of skinblemishes.short of somethingExample: Im a...
ONto be keen on somethingExample: She is very keen onhorses.
TOmarried / engaged to someoneExample: Jack is engaged to Jill.nice / kind / good / generous to someoneExample: She was ve...
WITHangry / annoyed / furious with someone for somethingExample: Im furious with my brother for having lied to me!delighte...
WITHbored / fed up with somethingExample: Lets go. Im fed up with this party.crowded with (people, tourists, etc.)Example:...
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  1. 1. Example sentences
  2. 2. AT
  3. 3. FOR
  4. 4. TO
  5. 5. ABOUT
  6. 6. OF
  7. 7. WITH
  8. 8. FROM
  9. 9. ONdependent onintent onkeen on
  10. 10. IN(in)experienced ininterested in
  11. 11. ABOUT-angry / annoyed / furious about somethingExample: Im really angry about our losses onthe stock market!-excited about somethingExample: Hes excited about his birthdayparty next week.
  12. 12. ABOUT-worried / upset about somethingExample: Hes worried about his upcomingexaminations.-sorry about somethingExample: Im very sorry about losing yourbook.
  13. 13. AT-good / excellent / brilliant at something OR atdoing somethingExample: They are excellent at planning funparties.-bad / hopeless at something OR at doingsomethingExample: Unfortunately, Im hopeless at being ontime
  14. 14. AT / BYamazed / astonished / shocked /-surprised at OR by somethingExample: I was amazed at hissuccess.
  15. 15. FOR-angry with someone for somethingExample: Im really angry with John for his total lack ofresponsibility.-famous for somethingExample: Shes famous for her watercolor paintings.-responsible for somethingExample: Youll have to speak to John, hes responsible forcustomer complaints.
  16. 16. FOR-sorry for doing somethingExample: He says hes sorry for shouting atyou.-(to feel or be) sorry for someoneExample: I really feel sorry for Pam.
  17. 17. FROM-different from somone / somethingExample: His photographs are very different fromhis paintings.
  18. 18. OFnice / kind / good / generous of someone (to do something)Example: It was very nice of him to buy me a present.mean of someone (to do something)Example: It was very mean of Susan to say that to Tom.stupid / silly of someone (to do something)Example: Im afraid it was stupid of me to come.
  19. 19. OFpolite of someone (to do something)Example: It was very polite of Peter to invite my sister to the party.impolite / rude of someone (to do something)Example: I cant believe how rude it was of Jack to shout at his daughterin front of all those people.unreasonable of someone (to do something)Example: Dont be so hard on yourself! Its unreasonable of you to expectto understand everything immediately.
  20. 20. OFproud of something or someoneExample: Im very proud of my daughters wonderfulprogress in school.ashamed of someone or somethingExample: Shes ashamed of her bad grades.jealous / envious of someone or somethingExample: Shes really envious of her sisters wealth.
  21. 21. OFcapable / incapable of somethingExample: Peter is quite capable of conducting the meetingon his own.fond of someone or somethingExample: She is so fond of her niece.intelligent / clever / sensible of someone (to dosomething)Example: That was quite sensible of Tom.
  22. 22. OFaware / conscious of somethingExample: Teens are often overly conscious of skinblemishes.short of somethingExample: Im afraid Im short of cash tonight.tired of somethingExample: Im tired of your complaining!
  23. 23. ONto be keen on somethingExample: She is very keen onhorses.
  24. 24. TOmarried / engaged to someoneExample: Jack is engaged to Jill.nice / kind / good / generous to someoneExample: She was very generous to me when I was staying with her.mean / impolite / rude / unpleasant / unfriendly / cruel to someoneExample: How can you be so unfriendly to your neighbors?similar to somethingExample: His painting is similar to Van Gough.
  25. 25. WITHangry / annoyed / furious with someone for somethingExample: Im furious with my brother for having lied to me!delighted / pleased / satisfied with somethingExample: He is quite satisfied with his results.disappointed with somethingExample: Shes really disappointed with her new car.
  26. 26. WITHbored / fed up with somethingExample: Lets go. Im fed up with this party.crowded with (people, tourists, etc.)Example: Disneyland is crowded withtourists in July.

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