Preposition Attached to Certain Word.

What Is A Preposition?

A preposition is a word used to link nouns, pronouns, or phrases to other words within a sentence. Prepositions are usually short words, and they are normally placed directly in front of nouns. In some cases, you’ll find prepositions in front of gerund verbs.

Thus,*Note*

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Sb means Subject

Sth means Object

PREPOSITIONS ATTACHED TO CERTAIN WORDS

1.abide……….by

2.absorbed……. In

3.abstain ……from

4.Accomplice……with

5.accused…… (Sb)of(sth)

6.accustomed….. To

7.addicted…….. To

8.adhere…….. To

9.admit……..to/into

10.advantage……. Over (sb) of (sth)

11.advantage…….. Of(sth)

12.affection………. For

13.afflicted……,. With

14.afraid……… Of

15.agree………. To(proposal)

16.agree…………. With(a person)about/on sth

17.aim …….at

18.aloof……..from

19.alternative……… To

20.amazed………. At

21.angry…………with/at(sb)

22.angry…………at/about(sth)

23.anxious………. For(sb)

24.anxious…….. About (sth)

25.apologize…… To(sb) for (sth).

26.appeal…….. To(sb)for(sth)

27.appetite….. For

28.approach……..to

29.akin……..to

30.acclimatize…….. To

31.apparent…….. To(sb)

32.apparent…… From(sth)

33.appoint…….(sb)to(sth)

34.apply…….. To(sb)for(sth)

35.appropriate…….. To/for

36.approve…………..of

37.aptitude………… For

38.ashamed………… Of

39.aspire……………….to

40.assent………………to

41.associate……….with

42.dissociate……..from

43.assure……………of

44.astonished…….. At

45.atone…………….. For.

46.attached…………..to

47.attend………………to

48.attribute……(sth) to (sth/sb)

49.authority……..Over(=power)

50.authority………… On(=expert)

51.avail………(oneself)of(sth)

52.averse……………..to

53.ban(noun)…………..On

54.ban(verb)………..(sb)from(sth/doing sth)

55.bad……….at(=not good at)

56.bad…………for(=harmful)

57.believe………….in

58.beneficial……………. To

59.benefit……………. By/from

60.blame………….(sb/sth)for(sth).

61.boast…………….of

62.bound…………… For

63.burden(n)…………… To

64.burden(v)…………….with

65.busy……………..with

66.bearing………….. On

67.campaign……….. Against/for

68.capable…………… Of

69.concern………….. For/about

70.careful……………about/for

71.caution………… About/against

72.charge………….. With

73.claim………………on/to

74.clash……….. With(sb)over(sth)

75.collide…………….with

76.Collude………with(sb)in(sth)

77.comment…………….on

78.compare……….to(=to show likeliness)

79.compare …………..with(=to show contrast)

80.compassion………. For

81.compatible……….. With

82.compensation……. For

83.compliance………… With

84.compliment…………. On

85.comply…………….. With

86.conducive…………. To

87.confide………….in(=trust)

88.confide………….to(=tell)

89.confidence………….In.

90.confident…………. Of/about

91.confined………. (Sb/sth)to(sth)

92.conform………… To

93.conformity……… With

94.congenial…………. To

95.congratulate……… (Sb)on(sth)

96.connect…….(sth)to(sth)

97.consent…………. To

98.consist…………….of

99.contemporary…….. With

100.contempt……….. For

101.contend……. With(=to have to deal with a problem or difficult situation)

102.contend………for(=to compete against sb in order to gain sth)

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103.content…………..with

104.contrary………….to

105.control………… Over

106.connive……….at/in(sth)

107.connive…………..with(sb)

108.close……………….to

109.complain………to(sb)about/of(sth)

110.crash……………into

111.convenient……… For(sb/sth)

112.converse………….. With

113.convict……….. (Sb)of(sth)

114.cure(v)…….(sb)of(sth)

115.cure(n)………….for

116.concern(n)……..about/for/over.

117.concerned(adj)……..about/for/over(=worried)

118.concerned(adj)…….about/with(=interested in)

119.deal……..in(=trade)

120.deal…….with(=to take appropriate action).

121.delight……………..in

122.depend……… On/upon

123.deprive……….(sb/sth)of(sth)

124.desist…………… From

125.destitute……………of

126.detrimental………… To

127.deviate……………. From

128.devoid…………….. Of

129.differ……..from(sb/sth)=to be different from sb/sth

130.differ…………with(sb) about/on/over (sth)=to disagree with SB

131.different……….. From/to/than

132.disgusted………. At/by/with

133.dispense………… With

134.dispose………….of

135.die…………………..of Eg:person died of accident. Die………with(=disease) Eg: person died with cancer Die………….for(=purpose) Eg:person died for country/organization.

136.dissent……….from

137.dote……….. On/upon

138.double (n)/doubtful (adj)……..about

139.drenched……. In/with

140.decline……… In/of

141.eager…………….. For

142.eligible…………… For

143.engaged……… In/on(sth)=busy doing sth

144.engaged……. To(sb )=having agreed to marry sb

145.enthusiasm………. For/about

146.entrust……(sb)with(sth)

147.entrust…….(sth)to(sb)

148.envious/jealous……Of

149.envy……………at

150.entitle/entitlement…..To

151.equal……….. To

152.escape……… From

153.essential…….. To/for

154.excel…………..at/in

155.exception………….. To

156.excuse………. (Sb) for (sth)=forgive

157.excuse…….. For (=reason)

158.exemption………. From

159.expose………(sth)to (sb)

160.encroach……….on/upon

161.expect……. (Sth)from (sb)

162.fail. ……………in

163.faith…………….. In

164.faithful…………. To

165.famous……….. For

166.fearful………….. For (sb)

167.fearful………….. Of(sth)

168.feed/live…..on(=eat)

169.fight……. With(sb)about/for (sth)

170.fill ………(sth)with(sth).

171.fill………………..in(sth)

172.fit/unfit…………..For

173.fond…………………of

174.fondness………… For

175.free…………from/of

176.frightened………… At

177.full…………………..of

178.fuss………..about/over

179.fed up…………..with

180.glad…….about (=happy)

181.glad…….of(=greatful)

182.glance…………… At

183.good……at(=able to do sth well)skillful

184.good………for(=suitable) convenient

185.grapple……….. With

186.greatful…….to(sb)for(sth)

187.grief……….. At/over

188.grieve………for/over

189.guard………Against

190.guilty…….. About (=feeling ashamed because you have done sth that you know is wrong)

191.guilty…….. Of(=having done sth illegal)

192.harmful/injurious…..To

193.heir………..to ( sth)

194.heir……….of (sb)

195.hint………….at

196.hope……….. For

197.hope………..for/of

198.hopeful……….. About/of

199.hostile…………. To

200.habit……of(doing sth)

201.identical……. With

202.ignorant……… About/of

<>203.impact….. Of(sb)on(sth/sb)

204.impose……….. On

205.impress……. (Sb) with(sth)

206.impression……… On(sb)

207.impression….. Of(sth)

208.impressed……..with/by

209.independent…….. Of

210.indifferent/callous……to

211.indispensable…… To(sb/sth)

212.indispensable…….. For(doing sth)

213.infected……………. With

214.infer………………..from

215.influence….. Over(=control)

216.influence…….. On/upon(=effect)

217.inform………….. Of

218.inquiry…………about/into

219.insight………… Into

220.insist……………..on

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221.insistence……….on

222.interact………….. With

223.interaction……… With (sb/sth)

224.interaction……. Between (two things or persons)

225.interested……….. In

226.interfere……… In(=get involved)

227.interfere…….. With(=prevent)

228.invest………………..in

229.involved……………in

230.irrelevant…………… To

231.irrespective……….. Of

232.meddle…………… In

233.keen………………….on

234.kind/cruel…………to

235.lack………………..of

236.lacking…………….in

237.lament………..over

238.laugh…………….. At

239.lead…………………to

240.leave……….for(a place)=go to

241.liable……. For(=legally responsible for paying the cost of)

242.liable…….. To(=likely to be punished by law for)

243.listen…………. To

244.longing (n)/long(v)……….for

245.look/stare/gaze…….at

246.lust…………………for

247.march…………….on

248.married…………..to

249.marvel…………….at

250.meditate/concentrate……on

251.mourn…………….. For

252.nag…………………at

253.need/necessity….For

254.negligent…………. In

255.nervous……..About/of

256.notorious………. For

257.obedient…………. To

258.object/objection…..to

259.oblige…..(sb)with(sth)

260.obliged….. To(sb)for (sth)

261.obsession……….with

262.obsessive………. About

263.open…… To(sb/sth)

264.opportunity……for(sb/sth)

265.opportunity……for/of(doing sth)

266.part……..from(=leave sb)

267.part……with(=to give sth to sb else)

268.partial…………… To

269.partially………For(sth)

270.passion…………..for

271.pertain…………….to

272.persist……….in(doing sth)

273.persist……..in/with(sth)

274.pleased………..With

275.pleasing……….. To

276.popular…………. With

277.pray……to(sb)for(sth)

278.prefer…… (Sb/sth)to(sb/sth)

279.preferable…………. To

280.pretext……………for

281.prevail……on(=persuade)

282.prevail…….over(=defeat)

283.prevent………. From

284.pride…………. In

285.prior…………… To

286.prohibit……….from

287.prone……………. To

288.proud…………… Of

289.provide….. (Sb)with(sth)

290.provide……(sth)fo(sb)

291.pessimistic……. About

292.positive………..About

293.quarrel……..About(sth)

294.quarrel……. With(sb)

295.ready………… For

296.reconcile….. To(sth)

297.reconcile….. (Sth)with(sth)

298.recover(v)…….from

299.recovery(n)……from

300.refer…………… To

301.reference………. To

302.rejoice………. At/over

303.related…………… To

304.rely……………….on

305.remind…………..of

306.remorse………. For

307.request…………for

308.resemblance….. To

309.resolve……………on

310.responsible…..for (sth)

311.restricted…….. To

312.rid………………..of

313.rob………………..of

314.resign………… From

315.search……………. For

316.seek…………..for

317.senior/junior…….To

318.sensitive…… To/about

319.sequel…………….to

320.short……………….of

321.similar……………. To

322.smile/sneer/giggle…At

323.sorry………about/for

324.spend………….on

325.stick…… To(=to continue doing sth despite difficulties)

326.subject…………. To

327.submission……..to

328.suffuse………….with

329.succeed………….. In

330.succession……..in

331.succumb………..to

332.suffer……………..from

333.superior/inferior……to

334.supplement………. To

335.supply……. (Sth)to (sb)

336.supply…….(sb)with(sth )

337.surprised/shocked….At

338.suspect…….(sb/sth)of(sth)

339.suspicious…………. Of

340.sympathize…..with(sb/sth)

341.thankful ……for(sth)

342.thankful…………. To(sb)

343.thirst/hunger/desire………For

344.threaten……(sb)with(sth)

345.tired………………… Of

346.stick………………. Of

347.tremble………. With

348.true………………to

349.used……………..to

350.victory…… Over/against.

351.venue…………. For

352.wait……………..for

353.want……………..of

354.waste…………on(sth)

355.withdraw……….from

356.wonder…… About (=think about)

357.wonder……… At(=be surprised)

358.worthy…………… Of

359.write…… (Sth)to(sb)

360.write….. In(ink/pencil)

361.write…….. With(a pen)

362.yearn…………..for

363.yearning………… For

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364.yield……………… On

365.yield………………..to

366.thrive………………. On

367.self-sufficient……..in

368.debate……. On/about/over

369.divergence…….between

370.excuse…………….for

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