Adjective + Preposition

Most common adjective + preposition combinations CONVERSATION

OF

  1. Afraid of
  2. aware of
  3. full of
  4. sick of
  5. tired of

FOR

  1. good for
  2. great for
  3. ready for

WITH

  1. fine with
  2. happy with
  3. wrong with

OTHER

  1. different from
  2. mad at
  3. right about

 

Most common adjective + preposition combinations ACADEMIC

OF

  1. aware of
  2. capable of
  3. independent of
  4. true of

FOR

  1. available for
  2. necessary for
  3. essential for
  4. responsible for

IN

  1. common in
  2. present in

FOR|IN

  1. important
  2. useful

TO

  1. equal to
  2. identical to
  3. similar to

OTHER

  1. consistent with
  2. different from
  3. dependent on

 

Source: Conrad and Biber (2010)

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