Words Followed by Prepositions



Words Followed by Prepositions :



Certain verbs, nouns, adjectives and participles are always followed by particular prepositions.

APPRISE : (verb)
Apprise of : to inform (or) to tell

1. We apprised him of our arrival.
2. Have you apprised your mother of our plans?
3. Although we apprised our teacher of our performance, he scolded us.


ENAMOURED : (adjective)
Enamoured of : very fond of (or) liking very much (or) charmed

1. He is enamoured of his own plan.
2. Young girls are easily enamoured of skin-deep beauty.
3. Your sister is enamoured of your money and fame.
4. Becoming enamoured of what is joyful and beautiful is one of our weaknesses.


ENDOW : (verb)
Endow With : provide with (a good quality or ability from birth)
Endowed : (adjective)
Endowed with : provided with

1. Some persons are endowed with beauty and brains.
2. Those who are endowed with the willingness for hard work can come forward.
3. Your wife is endowed with sense of beauty and sense of orderliness.


ACCESSIBLE : (adjective)
Accessible to - Easy to reach, enter or obtain
Accessible by - Easy to reach, enter or obtain

1. The island is accessible only by air.
2. We are accessible to the boys from other colleges.
3. They are not accessible now.
4. The minister has become inaccessible to the members of the public.
5. This mobile seems to have gone beyond accessible limit.

Accessible (opposite) inaccessible


AVERSE : (adjective)
Averse to : not liked (or) opposed to

1. He, who is averse to hard work, generally doesn’t succeed in any attempt.
2. I don't smoke cigarettes. I am totally averse to other people smoking also.
3. Those who are averse to smoking should not enter this park.
4. He is totally averse to inhumane-attitudes.


FAMOUS : (adjective)
Famous for : well known (or) reputed

1. Jaipur is famous for its buildings.
2. Sivakasi is famous for fire-works.
3. Madurai is famous for the Meenakasi Temple.
4. Harvard is famous for its cosmopolitan outlook.
5. He is famous for his hard-work and intelligence.


FOND : (adjective)
Fond of : willing (or) liking
1. I am not fond of music.

2. Those who are fond of delicious foods can visit this hotel.
3. Since he is fond of Ilayaraja’s Music, he has gone to his concert.
4. We need not be fond of making money to do business.
5. They are totally fond of this kind of speech.

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  26. Abhorrent to
  27. Abstemious
  28. Accommodate
  29. According to
  30. Accurate
  31. Acquaint with
  32. Adapt to
  33. Addicted to
  34. Affection
  35. Alien to
  36. Alternate
  37. Ambition
  38. Analogous to
  39. Analogous with
  40. Anxious
  41. Assiduous
  42. Associate with
  43. Capacity
  44. Condemned to
  45. Connive at
  46. Connive with
  47. Consecrate to
  48. Contemporary of
  49. Defective
  50. Deficient in
  51. Derogatory to
  52. Destitute of
  53. Differ
  54. Diligent
  55. Due to
  56. Entitled to
  57. Hint at
  58. In accordance with
  59. Influence
  60. Inure to
  61. Labour
  62. Lax
  63. Liable
  64. Limited to
  65. Overcome by
  66. Pass for
  67. Patch up
  68. Prejudicial to
  69. Prevention of
  70. Preventive of
  71. Proficient
  72. Remarkable for
  73. Remiss
  74. Retire
  75. Susceptible to
  76. Temperate
  77. Tolerant of


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