Прилагательные + предлоги: of (и др. устойчивые сочетания, часть 2)

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Прилагательное + of (1)

afraid / frightened / terrified / scared OF ...

fond / proud / ashamed / jealous / envious OF ...

suspicious / critical / tolerant OF ...

Прилагательное + of (2)

aware / conscious OF ...

capable / incapable OF ...

full / short OF ...

typical OF ...

tired / sick OF ...

certain / sure OF or ABOUT ...

Прилагательное + at / to / from / in / on / with / for

good / bad / brilliant / better / hopeless etc. AT ...

married / engaged TO ...


Linda is married with three children. (= she is married and has three children)
Линда замужем, с тремя детьми. (= она замужем, и у нее трое детей)

similar TO ...

different FROM or different TO ...

interested IN ...

keen ON ...

dependent ON ... (но independent OF ...)

crowded WITH (people etc.)

famous FOR ...

responsible FOR ...


1. Закончите второе предложение так, чтобы у него было такое же значение, как и у первого.

  1. There were lots of tourists in the streets.
  2. There was a lot of furniture in the room.
  3. I don’t like sport very much.
  4. We don’t have enough time.
  5. I’m not a very good tennis player.
  6. Catherine’s husband is Russian.
  7. I don’t trust Robert.
  8. My problem is not the same as yours.


2. Закончите предложения, используя следующие прилагательные + правильный предлог:

afraid different interested proud responsible similar sure

  1. I think she’s arriving this evening, but I’m not that.
  2. Your camera is mine, but it isn’t exactly the same.
  3. Don’t worry. I’ll look after you. There’s nothing to be .
  4. I never watch the news on television. I’m not the news.
  5. The editor is the person who is what appears in a newspaper.
  6. Sarah is a keen gardener. She’s very her garden and loves showing it to visitors.
  7. I was surprised when I met Lisa for the first time. She was what I expected.


3. Вставьте правильный предлог.

  1. The letter I wrote was full mistakes.
  2. My home town is not an especially interesting place. It’s not famous anything.
  3. Kate is very fond her younger brother.
  4. I don’t like going up ladders. I’m scared heights.
  5. You look bored. You don’t seem interested what I’m saying.
  6. Did you know that Liz is engaged a friend of mine?
  7. I’m not ashamed what I did. In fact I’m quite proud it.
  8. I suggested that we should all go out for a meal, but nobody else was keen the idea.
  9. These days everybody is aware the dangers of smoking.
  10. Key
  11. The station platform was crowded people waiting for the train.
  12. Sue is much more successful than I am. Sometimes I feel a bit jealous her.
  13. I’m tired doing the same thing every day. I need a change.
  14. Do you know anyone who might be interested buying an old car?
  15. We’ve got plenty to eat. The fridge is full food.
  16. She is a very honest person. I don’t think she is capable telling a lie.
  17. Helen works hard and she’s extremely good her job.
  18. I’m not surprised he changed his mind at the last moment. That’s typical him.
  19. Mark has no money of his own. He’s totally dependent his parents.
  20. We’re short staff in our office at the moment. We need more people to do the work.


4. Напишите предложения о себе. Хорошо вы справляетесь с указанными делами или нет? Используйте следующее:


not very good

quite good


  1. (repairing things)
  2. (telling jokes)
  3. (mathematics)
  4. (remembering names)



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