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I’m Not Afraid Of Hard Work

Here are 10 adjective phrases which we can use to show our feelings. Can you match adjective phrases on the left with explanations on the right? (The first one has been completed for you.)
Adjective Phrase 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 I’m not afraid I’m worried I’m indifferent I’m intrigued I’m fed up I’m out of touch I’m always conscious I must pay more attention I’m fairly optimistic 1 of Explanation It’s something I’ve neglected in the past. It has continued too long and I want it to stop. It’s something I should always think about. It is of no importance to me. It makes me want to laugh. It’s scary and I can’t stop thinking about it. It’s changing too fast for me to follow it. It’s going to get better in the future. It’s interesting and a little strange. It’s scary for some people but not for me.

10 I’m really amused

Now insert the correct preposition in the third column. You can choose from;

to / of / about / by / with / for / from
We follow these phrases with a noun or noun phrase (e.g. “the people I work with”) or a gerund phrase (e.g. “speaking formal English”)

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Discuss some of your sentences with another class member.

Now make some sentences of your own using expressions from either side of the grid above.