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6. Typical Prepositions with Adjective and Noun

4 minute read Predicate Adjective + Preposition Collocation + Gerund accused of, accustomed to, ashamed of, astonished at, attached to, averse to, bent on, compared to, conducive to, conversant with, crazy about, devoid of, (dis)satisfied with, doubtful of/about, enthusiastic about, envious of, equivalent to, familiar to/with, fond (of), identical to, incumbent upon, intent on, open to/for, opposed to, prone to, reliant on, subject to, used to Following adjectives, when used without preposition often have different meanings.

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2. Change in meaning with Preposition Part 1

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3. Change in meaning with Preposition Part 2

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