Dependent Prepositions

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of
Why are you always so jealous ... other people?
to
My mum's been married ... my stepfather for 20 years.
of about
I'm really tired ... listening to my sister. She complains ... her boyfriend all the time.
about
Katy's worried ... her end-of-year exams. She thinks she's going to fail.
to
The waiter was so rude ... us that we didn't leave a tip.
between
You'll have to choose ... this one and that one. You can't have both.
with
They're not very pleased ... their new car. It's broken down three times in one month!
in
Tom's interested ... joining the army because he wants to see the world.
about
Are you excited ... moving house next year?
of
That man over there reminds me ... my first boyfriend.
for
How much did you pay ... your smartphone?
on
What we decide to do tomorrow will depend ... the weather.
with about
Is Carl still angry ... Monica ... what happened at the party?
for
Recent research shows that drinking mango juice is good ... your immune system.
about
My sister and I get on really well and hardly ever argue ... anything.
to for
I apologized ... the teacher ... being late.
in
What time does your plane arrive ... Brussels?
with for
Are you annoyed ... me ... being late?
to
Who does this book belong ...? Is it yours, Sarah?
to
You should be kinder ... your brother. After all, you are the oldest!
for
I never have to ask anybody ... directions any more now that I have satnav.
of
He's the first person in his family to go to university so his parents are really proud ... him.
of
It is stupid ... me to go out without a coat in such cold weather.
to
Why were you so unfriendly ... Lucy?
about
There's no point in getting angry ... things that don't matter.
about
Lisa is upset ... not being invited to the party.
with
They were delighted ... the present I gave them.
of
Come on, let's go! I'm sick ... waiting.
with
I don't enjoy my job any more. I'm bored ... it.
about
I'm sorry ... the mess. I'll clear it up later.
for / about
Alex is very sorry ... what he said.
for
I feel sorry ... Matt. He's had a lot of bad luck.
about
Are you nervous ... the exam?
at / by
Everybody was surprised ... the news.
for
The Italian city of Florence is famous ... its art treasures.
at
He got very angry and started shouting ... me.
with / by
I'm very impressed ... her English. It's very good.
with
We enjoyed our holiday, but we were a bit disappointed ... the hotel.
to
Let me describe ... you what I saw.
of
Amy is a very active person. She's always full ... energy.
for
Who was responsible ... all that noise last night?
to
Can you explain this word ... me?
-
He refused to answer ... my question.
at
I look stupid with this haircut. Everybody will laugh ... me.
for
I haven't seen her since she left (home) ... the office this morning.
after
Alan is 85 and lives alone. He needs somebody to look ... him.
for
I've lost my keys. Can you help me to look ... them?
about
I dreamt ... you last night.
of / about
Do you dream ... being rich and famous?
to about
We complained ... the manager of the restaurant ... the food.
of
We called the doctor because George was complaining ... a pain in his stomach.
about
I'm glad you reminded me ... the meeting. I'd completely forgotten about it
of
This house reminds me ... the one I lived in when I was a child.
-
I didn't have enough money to pay ... the rent.
from
There's been an increase in the number of people suffering ... heart disease.
on
You can rely ... Anna. She always keeps her promises.
for
I didn't have enough money to pay ... the meal.
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