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Verbs and dependent prepositions

forgive (somebody) provide (somebody)


abide by

boast about

abstain from

(something) from

hear of/about

punish (somebody)

(somebody) of

call for

hope for

refer to

add to

care for

insist on

rely on

adhere to

choose between

interfere with/in

run for

agree with

comment on

joke about

save (somebody)

aim at/for

compare with

laugh at

(somebody) to

allow for

complain about

lend (something) to

smile at

apologise to
someone for

concentrate on

listen to

succeed in

apply for

conform to

long for

suffer from

approve of

congratulate on

mistake (somebody)

stand for

argue with/about

consent to

object to

talk to (somebody)
about (something)

arrest (somebody)

consist of

pay for

thank (somebody)

ask for

deal with

praise (somebody)

think of/about

attend to

decide on

prepare for

volunteer to

believe in

excel at/in

present (somebody)

wait for

belong to

(somebody) for

prevent (somebody)

warn (somebody)

blame (somebody)

face up to

protest about

worry about

Adjectives and dependent prepositions

according to
accustomed to
afraid of
annoyed with/about/at
anxious about
ashamed of
astonished at
attached to
aware of
delighted at/about
different from
dissatisfied with
doubtful about
enthusiastic about
envious of
excited about
famous for
fed up with
fond of
frightened of
friendly with
good at
guilty of
incapable of
interested in
jealous of

keen on
kind to
mad at/about
opposed to
pleased with
popular with
proud of
puzzled by/about
safe from
satisfied with
sensitive to(wards)
serious about
sick of
similar to
sorry for/about
suspicious of
sympathetic to(wards)
tired of
typical of
unaware of
used to

Nouns and dependent prepositions

in agreement
attack on
attitude towards

on behalf of
comparison between
on condition (that)
connection between
cruelty towards
decrease in
delay in
difference between/of
difficulty in/with
disadvantage of
in doubt
under guarantee
increase in
information about
intention of
knowledge of
need for
notice of
in order
pleasure in
in power
in practice
preference for
protection from
reaction to
reason for

reduction in
report on
result of
rise in
at risk
room for
solution to
on strike
on suspicion of
under suspicion
in theory
in trouble
trouble with