Adjectives and Prepositions
Some adjectives need a preposition before their object. There doesn't seem to be a logical rule, I'm afraid! We just need to learn them.
Here are some of the most common ones:
- famous for
France is famous for its food.
- proud of
He is very proud of his new car.
- interested in
Julie is very interested in sport.
- pleased with
John is very pleased with his new suit.
- bad at
They are very bad at maths.
- good at
Einstein was very good at physics.
- married to
My mother has been married to my father for 20 years.
- excited about
I'm very excited about my holiday.
- different from / to
Coffee is different from tea.
- afraid of
I'm afraid of spiders.