Unit 133 Verb + Preposition 5 | in/into/with/to/on

 동사 + 전치사  5

  A     Verb + in

  • believe IN . . .
    • Do you believe in God? (= Do you believe that God exists?)
    • I believe in saying what I think. (= I believe it is right to say what I think)
    but  believe something (= believe it is true), believe somebody (= believe they are telling the truth)
    • The story can’t be true, I don’t believe it. (not believe in it)
    specialize IN . . .
    • Helen is a lawyer. She specializes in corporate law.
    succeed IN . . .
    • I hope you succeed in finding the job you want.

  B     Verb + into

  • break INTO . . .
    • Our house was broken into a few days ago, but nothing was stolen.
    crash / drive / bump / run INTO . . .
    • He lost control of the car and crashed into a wall.
    divide / cut / split something INTO two or more parts
    • The book is divided into three parts.
    translate a book, etc. FROM one language INTO another
    • Ernest Hemingway’s books have been translated into many languages.

  C     Verb + with

  • collide WITH . . .
    • There was an accident this morning. A bus collided with a car.
    fill something WITH . . . (but full of . . . – see Unit 128B)
    • Take this pot and fill it with water.
    provide / supply somebody WITH . . .
    • The school provides all its students with books.

  D     Verb + to

  • happen TO . . .
    • What happened to that gold watch you used to have? (= Where is it now?)
    invite somebody TO a party / a wedding, etc.
    • They only invited a few people to their wedding.
    prefer one thing/person TO another
    • I prefer tea to coffee.

  E     Verb + on

  • concentrate ON . . .
    • Don’t look out the window. Concentrate on your work.
    insist ON . . .
    • I wanted to go alone, but some friends of mine insisted on coming with me.
    spend (money) ON . . .
    • How much money do you spend on food each week?

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


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