Unit 118. Adjective + preposition (2)
Study this list of adjectives + preposition:
sorry ABOUT something: I’m sorry about the noise last night. We were having a party.
but: sorry FOR doing something: I’m sorry for shouting at you yesterday.
You can also say: I’m sorry I shouted at you yesterday.
(to feel/to be) sorry FOR someone: I feel sorry for George. He has no friends and no money.
crazy ABOUT something: Ann is crazy about Westerns. She’d go to the movies every night if a Western were playing.
impressed BY/WITH someone/something: I wasn’t very impressed by/with the movie.
famous FOR something: The Italian city of Florence is famous for its art treasures.
responsible FOR something: Who was responsible for all that noise last night?
different FROM someone/something (in informal English we sometimes say different THAN):
The movie was quite different from what I expected.
interested IN something:
Are you interested in art and architecture?
capable/incapable OF something: I’m sure you are capable of passing the examination.
fond OF someone/something: Mary is very fond of animals. She has three cats and two dogs.
full OF something: The letter I wrote was full of mistakes.
short OF something:
I’m a little short of money. Can you lend me some?
tired OF something: Come on, let’s go! I’m tired of waiting.
similar TO something:
Your writing is similar to mine.
crowded WITH (people, etc.): The city was crowded with tourists.