PREPOSITIONS Part 2-- OF
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If prepositions were only about place and time, it would be easy to memorize and master them. Learning English as a second language would be a little easier. This is not the case, though. There are verbs that go with only certain prepositions.
Disclaimer: My list MAY NOT BE complete. These are the verbs that I often read in books, magazines, novels, etc. that go with the preposition OF.
The man was accused of forgery.
My mother doesn't approve of wearing short shorts.
If you really want to study Biology in Tokyo University, please don't mind the cost. I can assure you of my financial support.
Please beware of mosquitoes when you go to the Philippines. The Philippines is a tropical country, and there are a lot of mosquitoes there during the rainy season.
He often boasts of his fancy cars and mansions. He is such a boastful man.
The tourists complained of the noise in the hotel. They moved to another hotel.
This soup consists of bamboo shoots, carrots, mushroom, and chicken breast.
I tried to convince her of breaking up with her verbally abusive boyfriend but she did not listen to me.
These herbs will cure you of your headache. They are more effective than the over-the-counter medicine.
I often dream of meeting Bill Gates.
Yuzuru Hanyu always delivers a splendid skating performance. Of course, a flawless performance is always expected of someone like him.
Have you heard of the new coffee shop in La Union?
Could you please get rid of the noise in my car engine?
The kitchen smells of rotten cheese and moldy bread.
She suspects her husband of cheating on her.
Do you often think of your ex boyfriend?
"I'm thinking of you in my sleepless solitude tonight..."- Mariah Carey, My All
He got tired of working from 9 in the morning until 11 at night, so he decided to quit.
The government warned the fishermen of the coming typhoon, but the fishermen did not listen. Fortunately, they were rescued really fast when the sea waves started to get violent.