Words followed by Appropriate Prepositions

Words followed by Appropriate Prepositions :

Particular words are followed by particular prepositions.

We say…

He died of fever. (Correct)

We do not say….

He died through fever. (Incorrect)
He died by fever. (Incorrect)
He died owing to fever. (Incorrect)
He died on account of fever. (Incorrect)
He died with fever. (Incorrect)

Again, though we always say…die of fever,

We never say….sick of fever.

But we always say….sick with fever.

This is so in spite of the fact that both WITH and OF are used in the sense of cause.

1.) Nouns followed by Prepositions
2.) Participles followed by Prepositions
3.) Adjectives followed by Prepositions
4.) Verbs followed by Prepositions


  1. A Preposition
  2. Prepositions
  3. The Preposition
  4. Object of The Preposition
  5. Omission of Object of The Preposition
  6. Participial Prepositions
  7. Compound Prepositions
  8. BUT as A Preposition
  9. Preposition and Object
  10. Wrong Uses of Prepositions
  11. Wrong Omissions of Prepositions
  12. Misuses of Prepositions
  13. Uses of Prepositions
  14. Gerunds preceded by Prepositions
  15. Peculiar Uses of Prepositions
  16. Example Sentences with Appropriate Prepositions
  17. Words followed by Appropriate Prepositions
  18. Nouns followed by Prepositions
  19. Participles followed by Prepositions
  20. Adjectives followed by Prepositions
  21. Verbs followed by Prepositions
  22. Verbs and Prepositions
  23. Sample Sentences with Prepositions
  24. Sample Sentences with Prepositional Phrases

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