Adjective + Preposition

Adjective + Preposition

Adjective + Preposition

At the beginning of this page, we provide you with the most frequently used adjectives + preposition just for your reference, if possible, study the list and try to use it in your daily conversation or writing.  The list consists of three columns by which you can sort either ascending or descending.



Adjectives


 Prepositions


Examples

 afraid/ frightened/ scared/terrified

amazed / astonished / shocked / surprised

angry

angry



annoyed


annoyed


ashamed/proud


aware/conscious


bored


bored


capable/incapable


clever/generous/good/(im)polite/ intelligent/kind/mean/nice/rude/silly /stupid /unreasonable

crowded


cruel / (un) friendly / generous / good / kind / mean / nice / (im) polite / rude / (un) pleasant

delighted


different


disappointed 



envious / jealous / suspicious


excited / upset / worried 



famous

fed up


fond 



full 

furious



furious



good / bad / excellent / brilliant / hopeless

impressed



interested


keen 




married / engaged



pleased 



popular 


responsible 



satisfied 


short 


similar 



sorry 


sorry



tired 
of (something

at / by (something)


about

with


with


about


of


of


with

with (something)


of ( something)


of (something) (to do something)


with ( people, things, etc )


to ( someone )


with ( something )


from (something / someone)


with ( something )



of ( someone / something )


about ( something )


for ( something )

with


of (someone / something)



of ( something )

about ( something )


with (someone ) (for doing something)


at ( doing ) ( something )


by / with



in (something)


on ( something )



to ( someone )



with ( something )



with 


for ( something )


with ( something )


of ( something )


to ( something )


for ( someone )


about ( something )



of ( something ) 
The boy was terrified of that ugly creature.
Her parents were shocked by her disappearing. 

The teacher's angry about his laziness.

She's angry with me for not coming last Saturday night.

I'm annoyed with her rude father.

Don't be annoyed about his behavior.

She never looks ashamed of what she does.

I was not aware of the danger so I just took the time.
I'm bored with the way the Minister talks. 




The boy is capable of running as fast as the dog

I really appreciate it. was very nice of you to help me.


The bus is crowded with too many passengers.

She's very kind to everyone.



They are delighted with the new governor's promises.

His personality is totally different from that of his father. 
The government was disappointed with the result of the national examination.

Don't be jealous of him. He's my brother.


My mother is worried about the regular flood in our city. 

Paris is famous for its Eiffel Tower.
I'm fed up with answering his stupid questions every day.
John is fond of sports. He can play football, volley ball, tennis,and many others. 

Her room is full of garbage.

All of the people are furious about the president's corruption.

The people were furious with their former president for corruption. 

She's very good at cooking.


Everybody was impressed by the new band's performance. 

She's interested in Music. 


My father is never keen on riding a motorcycle. He prefers walking.


The woman I love is married to a detective.


The coach was pleased with the team's performance in the last football match. 

Brazil is very popular with its football.


Nobody's responsible for that mess.

the result of the last national sports week. 

For the last couple of years I have been short of money.

Your house is similar to mine. It is by the sea.

I'm sorry for him. He has lost his beloved wife.

I'm sorry about our absence to your party. We had an accident. 

 His girlfriend is tired of waiting. Finally, she's decided to marry another man.

Adjective + Preposition Exercise I

In this exercise, you have to complete the sentences with the correct preposition.
  1. My friends and I often go to a Chinese restaurant. We are keen ..... Chinese food.
  2. Bob is very fond ............ sports. He can do most of the sports well.
  3. This restaurant is well-known all over the city. That's why it's always crowded ..............the customers.
  4. Her eyes was full ..........tears when her husband died in the war.
  5. Nobody feels sorry .......... him. All his problems are totally his own fault.
  6. Small kids are very honest. They aren't capable ......... telling lies.
  7. Have you found someone interested ...... buying this old house.
  8. All citizens are responsible ....... maintaining law and order in our country.
  9. Italy is famous ..........its pasta.
  10. European food is totally different  ......... Asian food.

Answer

  1. My friends and I often go to a Chinese restaurant. We are keen on Chinese food.
  2. Bob is very fond of sports. He can do most of the sports well.
  3. This restaurant is well-known all over the city. That's why it's always crowded  with the customers.
  4. Her eyes was full of tears when her husband died in the war.
  5. Nobody feels sorry for  him. All his problems are totally his own fault.
  6. Small kids are very honest. They aren't capable of telling lies.
  7. Have you found someone interested in  buying this old house.
  8. All citizens are responsible for maintaining law and order in our country.
  9. Italy is famous for  its pasta.
  10. European food is totally different  from Asian food.


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