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How adjectives are used with prepositions

Do you know how to use adjectives with prepositions like interested in or similar to?

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How adjectives are used with prepositions
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• We use 'at' with adjectives like good/bad/amazing/brilliant/terrible, etc. to talk about skills and abilities.
- He's really good at English.
- She's amazing at the piano.
- They're terrible at organising anything.
- I'm not very good at drawing.

• We often use 'about' with adjectives of feelings like angry/ excited/happy/nervous/sad/stressed/worried, etc. to explain what is causing that feeling.
- I'm angry about the decision.
- He's nervous about the presentation.
- She's excited about the new job.
- They were worried about the exam.

• However, sometimes we use 'of' with feelings.
- She was afraid of telling her mum.
- I'm frightened of having an accident.

• We can use 'to' to show the connection between people or things.
- He's married to the director.
- I'm addicted to my phone.

• We can also use 'to' to talk about someone's behaviour towards someone else.
- They were really friendly to me.
- Was he nice to you?

Here are some other useful adjectives with prepositions.

- Exercise is good for you.
- Stress is bad for you.

- She's interested in the project.
- They want someone who's experienced in design.

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