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ADJECTIVE + PREPOSITION

nice / kind / good / stupid / silly / intelligent / cleve / sensi!le (1) / "i#$polite / ude (2) / un e%son%!le (3) O& someone (to do something):
Thank you it was very nice / kind o' you to help me. It's stupid o' (e to go out without a oat.

nice / kind / good / "i#$polite / ude / "un$ple%s%nt (!) / "un$' iendly / c uel TO someone:
"he has always #een very nice / kind to me. $hy are you so ude / un' iendly to %nn&

%ng y / 'u ious (') A)O*T something // +IT, someone &OR something:
$hy are you so %ng y %!out it& They were 'u ious -it( #e 'o not inviting them to my party.

ple%sed (() / dis%ppointed +IT, something:

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/ s%tis'ied

(*)

I was ple%sed -it( the present you gave me. $ere you dis%ppointed -it( your e+amination results&

!o ed / 'ed up

(,)

+IT, something:

-ou get !o ed / 'ed up -it( doing the same thing every day.

su p ised (1.) / s(ocked / %#%.ed %stonis(ed (12) AT / )/ something:


/veryone was su p ised !y /%t the news.

(11)

e0cited / -o ied / upset something:

(13)

A)O*T

%re you e0cited %!out going on holiday ne+t week&

%' %id / sc% ed (1!) / ' ig(tened / te i'ied O& someone / something
%re you %' %id o' dogs&

p oud / %s(%#ed something:

(1')

O& someone /

I'm not %s(%#ed o' what I did.

good / !%d / e0cellent / ! illi%nt / (opeless (1() AT (doing) something:


I'm not very good %t repairing things.

#% ied TO someone
0inda is #% ied to an %meri an.

so y A)O*T something:
I'm so y %!out the noise last night.

so y &OR doing something


I'm so y 'o shouting at you yesterday.

!e / 'eel so y &OR someone


I 1eel so y 'o 2eorge.

'%#ous &OR something:


3loren e is '%#ous 'o its art treasures.

esponsi!le

(1))

&OR something:

$ho was esponsi!le 'o this noise last night&

inte ested IN something:

%re you inte ested in art&

'ond

(1*)

O& something / someone:

4ary is 'ond o' animals.

'ull O& something:


The letter was 'ull o' mistakes.

s(o t O&

(1,)

something:

I'm a #it s(o t o' money.

keen ON

(2.)

something:

$e stayed at home #e ause 4ary wasn't very keen on going out in the rain.

si#il% TO

(21)

something:

-our writing is si#il% to mine.

c o-ded +IT,

(22)

(people5...)

The ity was c o-ded -it( tourists.

1. I6m angry............ him 1or telling lies a#out me. 2. %re you a1raid ............ him& 3. It6s very ni e.............. you to lend me your ar. !. 7e is married.............. his sister. '.I was worried..................her way o1 thinking. (. $hy are you always so rude............... your parents& ). It wasn6t very polite ................. him to leave without saying thank you.

12&ill in t(e co ect p epositions

*. I an6t understand people who are ruel............... animals. ,. I have to stop talking to you. I6m a #it short................ time. 1.. %re you interested................ 1oot#all& 11. -ou shoes are similar............ mine #ut they are not e+a tly the same. 12. $e6ve got enough to eat. The 1ridge is 1ull........... 1ood. 13. I 1elt sorry.............. the hildren #e ause it rained every day. 1!. 7e said he was sorry ............ the situation #ut there was nothing he ould do. 1'. 7e is good............... playing hess.

32&ill in t(e co ect p epositions

1. "he is very terri1ied.............. spiders.

2. $e en8oyed our holiday #ut we were disappointed............. our hotel. 3. I was surprised.................. the way he #ehaved. !. 7e is very 1ond............... animals. '. "he doesn6t o1ten go out in the night #e ause she6s a1raid............ the dark. (. I learn "panish #ut I6m not very satis1ied............... my progress. ). I6ve never seen so many people #e1ore. I6m astonished .............. the rowds. *. "he is ni e #ut I don6t want to get married................ her. ,. I don6t 1eel sorry ................ her #e ause her pro#lems are her own 1ault. 1.. 7e is responsi#le.............. what appears in his newspaper.

11. 7e wasn6t very keen................. going to the inema. 12. "he is #rilliant................ repairing things. 13. They are interested............. sports.