List 11 - Prepositions

accused of (accused of a crime)
accustomed to (accustomed to a life of luxury)
acquainted with (acquainted with him)
addicted to (addicted to gambling)
afraid of (afraid of dogs)
agreeable to (agreeable to the idea)
aggrieved at (aggrieved at not being selected) 
alarmed at/by (alarmed at/by his worsening condition)
amazed at (amazed at his rapid recovery)
amazed by (amazed by the performance)
angry with (angry with a person)
angry at (angry at something)
annoyed about/by (annoyed by his carelessness)
annoyed with (annoyed with him for not calling)
appreciative of (appreciative of their support)
anxious about (anxious about flying)
ashamed of (ashamed of yourself)
astonished by (astonished by his successive wins)
aware of (aware of the dangers)
bad at (bad at chess)
bad for (bad for health)
bored with (bored with her job)
busy with (busy with his work)
capable of (capable of murder)
certain about (certain about what he said)
certain of (certain of how much he put in)
clever at (clever at knitting)
clever with (clever with his hand)
clever of (clever of him)
conscious of (conscious of the need to …)
critical of (critical of others)
crowded with (crowded with tourists)
delighted with (delighted with the present)
dependent on (dependent on their parents for food)
different from (different from each other)
different to (different to mine)
different in (different in their sizes)
disappointed with/in (with your work/in you)
disappointed about (disappointed about not being told)
disappointed at (disappointed at not being invited)
disappointed to (disappointed to see him there)
engaged to (engaged to a tall man)
envious of (envious of her success)
excellent at (excellent at speaking)
excited about (excited about going on a boat trip)
excited at (excited at the new discoveries)
excited by (excited by the possibility of promotion)
famous for (famous for its cheese)
famous as (famous as a singer)
fed up with (fed up with waiting)
fit for (fit for the job)
fit to (fit to look after old people)
fond of  (fond of her, fond of swimming)
friendly to/towards (friendly to visitors)
frightened of (frightened of spider)
full of (full of mistakes)
furious about/at/with (furious with him for not ….)
generous to (generous to the kids)
generous of (generous of you contribute so much)
good at (good at reading maps)
good for (good for your health)
good of (good of you to come)
happy about (happy about riding a horse)
happy with (happy with my new car)
hopeless at (hopeless at mathematics)
ill with (ill with an infectious disease)
impressed with/by (impressed with the quality)
incapable of (incapable of passing the examination)
interested in (interested in politics)
interested to (interested to know your idea)
jealous of (jealous of his success)
keen on (keen on photography)
kind of (kind of you to …)
kind to (been kind to me)
married to (married to a wealthy man)
nervous about (nervous about my exams)
nervous of (always nervous of rats)
nice of  (nice of you to help)
pleased about (pleased about the results)
pleased with (pleased with his new house)
pleased to (pleased to see you here)
proud of (proud of his new house/proud of winning)
quick at (quick at writing/quick at losing her temper)
ready for (ready for it)
responsible for (responsible for the murder)
scared of (scared of dogs)
shocked at (shocked at their loss)
short of (short of money)
similar to (His opinions are similar to mine.)
sorry for (feel sorry for him)
stupid of (stupid of him to say that)
sure of (sure of attending)
surprised at (surprised at her behaviour)
suspicious of/about (suspicious of his intentions)
terrified at (terrified at the possibility of meeting him)
terrified of (terrified of heights)
tired of (tired of hearing the same remark)
tolerant of (tolerant of their son’s beliefs)
typical of (typical of him to behave like that)
upset about/by/over (upset about the disagreement)
used to (used to traveling by night)
worried about (worried about her exams)


Prepositions after adjectives - additional

absorbed in easy of  loyal to
accessible to eligible for mad with
accomplished in envious of mindful of
accountable for/to  equal to moved by/to
affectionate to exposed to obedient to
akin to fair at/on/to/with obliged to
alien to faithful to overcrowded with
anxious for false of/to overwhelmed with/by
applicable to familiar with partial to
associated with fatigued with particular to
bent on free from previous to
blind in/to gifted at/in/with productive of
born to glad about/of proficient in
bound to/for greedy for radiant with
careful about/of guilty of ready for
careless about/of/with  hopeful of reduced to
common to ignorant of relative to
compatible with immaterial to relevant to
competent for/in immersed in requisite for/to
concentrated in/within impatient of resistant to
concerned about/in indifferent to responsible to/for
condemned to indispensable to satisfied with
confident of indulgent to sensible of
contrary to infected with/by sensitive to
cured of inferior to shocked at
deprived of innocent of  slow of
desirous of intent on steeped in
despairing of intimate with subordinate to
destitute of involved in true to
detrimental to lame in veiled in
diffident of lax in versed in
disgusted in/with level with weak in
dismissive of liable for/to worthy of
earnest in lost to zealous in
about in past
care about assist in/with walk past
complain about/of/to believe in  
do something about deal in/with through
dream about/of excel in see through
speak about/against live in  
hear about/from/of fill in to
read about glory in accede to
remind (somebody) about/of retire in agree to/with
talk about/to involve (oneself) in answer to/for
tell (somebody) about look in/after/at/for  apologize to/for
think about/of send in apply to/for
walk about specialize in attend to
warn about/of spend time in belong to 
write about succeed in break (bad news) to
  swim in bring to
across work in complain to/about/of
swim across   correspond to/with
walk across into describe to
  break into/off/with explain to
after bump into force to
crave after/for burst into forget to
hanker after come into go to
look after/at/for/in crash into happen to
run after cut into hope to
  dive into invite (somebody) to
against divide into jump to
fight against drive into keep to
hit against fall into like to
lean against fly into listen to
offend against jump into need to
speak against/about pour it into occur to
struggle against put it into prefer to
vote against run into promise to 
  split into reconcile to
among turn into reply to
divide among   send it to
quarrel among of shout to/at/out
share among accuse of speak to
  approve of submit to
at ask of/for talk to/about
aim at beware of try to 
arrive at break (oneself) of throw to/at
fire (a gun) at complain of/about/to wish to
glance at consist of write to
hint at despair of  yield to
jeer at die of  
jump at divest (one’s mind) of under
laugh at dream of/about crawl under
look at/for/after/in hear of/about/from go under
point at made of labour under
shoot at remind (somebody) of/about stand under
shout at/to/out repent of  
smile at/on suspect of up
stare at  take care of add up
throw at/to think of/about catch up
wait at warn of/about clean up
wink at    climb up
  off cover up
beside break off/into/with dig up
sit beside fall off drive up
  finish off get up
by get off/on give up
abide by leave off go up 
live by set off grow up
  switch off/on hurry up
down turn off/on keep up
burn down   lock up
cut down on look up
fall down blame on/for mix up
lie down call on pick up
put down carry on put up
sit down comment on ring up
  compliment (somebody) on run up
for concentrate on save up
aim for congratulate (somebody) on shut up
answer for/to decide on stay up
apologize for/to get on/off tie up
apply for/to insist on turn up
ask for/of live on wake up
blame for/on put it on walk up
call for rely on wash up
care for smile on/at  
crave for/after spend (money) on with
forgive (somebody) for stand on assist with/in
leave for switch on/off agree with/to
look for/at/after/in turn on/off break with/into/off
pay for urge (a fact) on collide with
punish for   comply with
search for upon condole with
thank (somebody) for enter upon correspond with/to
wait for   deal with/in
yearn for over differ with/from
  fall over fill (something) with
from jump over overwhelm with
absolve from knock over play with
abstain from   provide (somebody) with
come from out quarrel with
differ from/with blow out sleep with
escape from come out stay with
hear from/about/of find out supply (somebody) with
hide from go out to  
prevent from leave out  
prohibit from look out without 
protect (somebody/thing) from pick out entered without a ticket
recover from run out of went without my knowledge
run away from shout out/at/to  
suffer from throw it out