Unit 128 Adjective + Preposition 2

 형용사 + 전치사  2

  A     Adjective + of (1)

  • afraid / frightened / terrified / scared OF . . .
    • “Are you afraid of spiders?”  “Yes, I’m terrified of them.”
    fond / proud / ashamed / jealous / envious OF . . .
    • Why are you always so jealous of other people?
    suspicious / critical / tolerant OF . . .
    • He didn’t trust me. He was suspicious of my intentions.

  B     Adjective + of (2)

  • aware / conscious OF . . .
    • “Did you know he was married?”  “No, I wasn’t aware of that.”
    capable / incapable OF . . .
    • I’m sure you are capable of passing the exam.
    full / short OF . . .
    • The letter I wrote was full of mistakes. (not full with)
    • I’m a little short of money. Can you lend me some?
    typical OF . . .
    • He’s late again. It’s typical of him to keep everybody waiting.
    tired / sick OF . . .
    • Come on, let’s go! I’m tired of waiting. (= I’ve had enough of waiting.)
    certain / sure OF  or  ABOUT . . .
    • I think she’s arriving tonight, but I’m not sure of that.  or  . . . sure about that.

  C     Adjective + at / to / from / in / on / with / for

  • good / bad / excellent / better / hopeless, etc. AT . . .
    • I’m not very good at repairing things. (not good in repairing things)
    married / engaged TO . . .
    • Linda is married to an American. (not married with)  but
      Linda is married with three children. (= she is married and has three children)
    similar TO . . .
    • Your writing is similar to mine.
    different FROM  or  different THAN . . .
    • The film was different from what I’d expected. (or different than what I’d expected.)
    interested IN . . .
    • Are you interested in art?
    dependent ON . . . (but independent OF . . .)
    • I don’t want to be dependent on anybody.
    crowded WITH (people, etc)
    • The streets were crowded with tourists. (but full of tourists)
    famous FOR . . .
    • The Italian city of Florence is famous for its art treasures.
    responsible FOR . . .
    • Who was responsible for all that noise last night?

 § Units 126-133, 135-142(3rd Ed. 추가분)은 설명없이 책의 내용을 그대로 옮겼습니다. – 國伊


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