Ingles Verde Amarelo

Prepositions after particular words and expressions:

Esta é uma lista que causa problemas:

- ability at (not in) - she shows great ability at mathematics.
- afraid of (not by) - areyou afraid of spiders?
- agree with ( a person ) - i entirely agree with you.
- agree about (subject of discussion ) - we agree about most things.
- agree on ( a matter for decision ) - let´s try to agree on adate.
- agree to ( a suggestion ) - i´ll agree to your suggestion if you lower the price.
- angry with / sometimes at ( a person for doing something ) - i´m angry with her for not telling me.
- angry about / sometimes at ( something ) - what are you so angry about?
- apologize for - i must apologize for disturbing you.
- arrive at / in ( not to ) - what time do we arrive at Cardif? - when did you arrive in England?
- bad at ( not in ) - i´m not bad at tennis.
- believe in ( god, father, christmas ) - i half bilieve in life after death.
- call after - we called him Thomas, after his grandfather.
- clever at ( not in ) - i´m not very clever at cooking.
- congratulate / congratulations on - i must congratulate you on your exam results.
- depend / dependent on ( not from or of ) - we my play tennis , it depends on the weather.
- different from / sometimes to: american from or than - you´re very different from your brother.
- discussion about ( something ) - we had a long discussion about politics.
- divide into - the book is divided into three parts.
- dream of ( something of, imagine) - i often dreamed of being famous when i was younger.
- exemple of ( not for ) - sherry is an example of a fortified wine.
- get in / to and out of a car, taxi or small boat. - whwn i got into my car, i found the radio had been stolen.
- get on / to and off a bus, train, plane or ship - we´ll be getting off the train in ten minutes.
- good at - are you any good at tennis?

Exibições: 11

Comentário de jorge mello em 10 fevereiro 2009 às 18:45
thanks!!! sou iniciante e sempre tive problemas com palavras com preposições.
adds me, please!
Comentário de Maxwell Barros em 11 fevereiro 2009 às 12:14
Congrats Silvana!
Comentário de Nazareno Ribeiro Matos em 11 fevereiro 2009 às 18:20
Your tips are very important for us who really wanna learn English !
Comentário de Antônia em 11 fevereiro 2009 às 22:06
Thanks
Comentário de Silvana Mara em 16 fevereiro 2009 às 11:58
that´s ok.

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