Unit 132 Verb + Preposition 4 | of/for/from/on
동사 + 전치사 4
A Verb + of
accuse / suspect somebody OF . . .
- Sue accused me of being selfish.
- Some students were suspected of cheating on the exam.
approve / disapprove OF . . .
- His parents don’t approve of what he does, but they can’t stop him.
die OF (or FROM) an illness, etc.
- “What did he die of?” “A heart attack.”
consist OF . . .
- We had an enormous meal. It consisted of seven courses.
B Verb + for
pay (somebody) FOR . . .
- I didn’t have enough money to pay for the meal. (not pay the meal)
but pay a bill / a fine / tax / rent / a sum of money, etc. (no preposition)
- I didn’t have enough money to pay the rent.
thank / forgive somebody FOR . . .
- I’ll never forgive them for what they did.
apologize (to somebody) FOR . . .
- When I realized I was wrong, I apologized (to them) for my mistake.
blame somebody/something FOR . . . , somebody is to blame FOR . . .
- Everybody blamed me for the accident.
- Everybody said that I was to blame for the accident.
blame (a problem, etc.) ON . . .
- Everybody blamed the accident on me.
C Verb + from
suffer FROM an illness, etc.
- The number of people suffering from heart disease has increased.
protect somebody/something FROM (or AGAINST) . . .
- Sunscreen can protect you from the sun. (or . . . against the sun.)
D Verb + on
depend / rely ON . . .
- “What time will you be home?” “I don’t know. It depends on the traffic.”
- You can rely on Jill. She always keeps her promises.
You can use depend + when/where/how, etc. with or without on:
- “Are you going to buy it?” “It depends how much it is.” (or It depends on how much)
live ON money/food
- Michael’s salary is very low. It isn’t enough to live on.
congratulate / compliment somebody ON . . .
- I congratulated her on being admitted to law school.
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