He has been absent from school for a week.
He's accustomed to England's climate.
She is acquainted with guitar and piano.
There are thousands of youths who are addicted to drugs.
She is afraid of insects.
I am allergic to penicillin.
We were all amazed at/by her unusual behaviour.
We were angry at her selfish behaviour.
angry with someone for something
We were angry with him for his selfishness.
I was annoyed at not
being invited to the
annoyed with someone for something
They were annoyed with me for not inviting (hem to the party.
We were anxious about his constantly high temperature.
Do you think this book is appropriate for our aim?
I felt ashamed of my shabby clothes.
He must be ashamed of yourself for treating her so rudely.
Steven Spielberg is associated with special effects in film.
They were rather astonished at losing the game.
Most people are still not aware of the extent of environmental pollution.
He is bad at speaking English.
Eating too much candy is bad for your kids' teeth.
Educational principles should be based on the requirements of our age.
Taking regular exercise is beneficial to your health.
She is boastful of her son's achievements.
I didn't finish reading the book, for I was bored with the plot.
He is really brilliant at calculating.
She can't come with us because she is busy with her term paper.
You are capable of doing better work than this.
Be careful about your words even when you are annoyed.
You must be careful with money in these economic conditions.
careless about (not paying attention to)
She is often careless about her clothes; especially when she is depressed.
careless of (unconcerned)
Some drivers, enjoying the speed, are careless of the dangers of driving fast.
She is quite clever at working out the most difficult problems.
He is committed to honest work.
End of term parties are usually composed of students, teachers and parents.
People are concerned about the increasing air pollution in Istanbul.
Good mood is usually connected with good health.
I think she is distantly connected with/to that family.
A good many parents are not conscious of the importance of reading for their children.
The teacher seemed content with our exam results.
I'm convinced of his innocence.
When you are swimming, the movements of your legs should be coordinated with your
When I in looked out of the window, I noticed that everywhere was covered with snow.
The city center is always crowded with people.
I'm curious about which party will win the election.
She loves her job; in fact, she is dedicated to it.
You should eat vegetables and fruit regularly so that your diet is not deficient in vitamins.
The child was delighted with his new toy.
Because he hasn't got a proper job, he is still dependent on his parents financially.
Most words in English are derived from Latin.
She seems to be devoid of the skills required for this job.
She is devoted to her children.
Your likes and dislikes are quite different from mine.
She seemed really disappointed with her exam results.
People should not be discriminated against because of the colour of their skin.
According to the statistics, the number of women divorced from their husbands is increasing.
She was dressed in a skirt, which was unusual for her.
He seems eager for a quick recovery, so he is doing whatever the doctor says.
The production manager is really efficient in his job.
She is still engaged to Johnathan, but is thinking of getting married soon.
Jenny is very enthusiastic about coming to the concert with us.
I'm envious of people who can speak three or more languages fluently.
Big offices are
usually equipped with a
She is excellent in music.
The children seem quite excited about going on holiday.
If hands and face are exposed to extreme cold, they may get frostbite.
Dogs are known to be faithful to their owners.
If you start to study English at university, you'll become familiar with English or American literature.
The man in the corner seems familiar to me.
Turkish people are famous for their hospitality.
The room was filled with excited people.
I'm very fond of children.
Children under seven can travel free of charge.
You will be free from pain soon after you've taken two of these tablets.
She was quite friendly to me last night
Your composition is full of grammatical mistakes.
She was furious about the news that she wasn't promoted.
furious with someone for something
She was furious
with the manager for not
The agents have been furnished with all the necessary information.
The host was a bit too generous with the raki, so we all became drunk.
I'm not so good at playing cards.
Taking regular walks is good for your heart.
grateful to someone for something
I'm grateful to you for your kind support.
He was found guilty of the robbery.
I'm very happy about your getting this job.
I purchased my dishwasher two years ago, and I'm still happy with it
You should be honest with your clients.
She is hopeful of passing the university entrance exam this year.
She is hopeless at cooking. She can't even cook the simplest dishes properly.
Since the scandal, the two families have been hostile to each other.
What a coincidence! Your dress is almost identical with mine.
She is ignorant of the warnings made against her bad behaviour.
We were greatly impressed with her diligence.
I don't think your
work is inferior to
anybody else's in the office.
I'm indebted to my friends for the encouragement they gave me for this job.
She seems quite indifferent to what is happening around her.
She was found innocent of the charge.
I've always been interested in folk music.
He has recently been involved in a bribery case.
She has always been jealous of her brother's success.
He is very keen on football.
She has always been kind to the people around her.
known for (famous for)
Mr. Eames is known for his honesty.
Mr. Eames is known as an honest man.
You've been late for work twice this week.
The time given for the university entrance exam is limited to three and a half hours.
He is usually lucky at cards.
mad at (angry with)
Don't be mad at me! I was just trying to help you.
mad about (very fond of)
She is mad about pop music.
Tables and chairs are usually made of wood, (if there is only physical change in the raw material)
Paper is made from wood. (The raw material changes chemically as well as physically.)
made out of
It's difficult to believe that this lovely vase was made out of a bottle, (if you alter an item, and use it with a different aim)
She is married to an American.
You should be mindful of your responsibilities.
You are mistaken about the extent of her capacities.
She is nervous about the job interview she will have in a few minutes.
She became notorious for her extravagance.
I'm obliged to you for being beside me during all that trouble.
I'm opposed to giving so many responsibilities to a small child.
A teacher should be patient with his/her students.
She seems very pleased about being put in charge.
I'm pleased with the progress you've made.
You should be polite to the customers.
She is very popular with her students.
I'm buying these boots so that I'm prepared for the snow this winter.
She is rightly proud of her success.
The young should be provided with jobs after graduation.
Everybody seems ready for the journey.
Are you related to the headmaster? I'm asking just because your surnames are the same.
Your question must be relevant to the subject we are discussing; otherwise 1 won't let you speak.
I think air pollution in big cities is responsible for most of the respiratory diseases.
Vegetables and fruit are rich in vitamins.
I was right about her chance of getting the job.
She was sad about losing the chance of giving a party, having failed the exam.
Are you satisfied with your present job?
She was scared of the growling dog.
He was such a good driver we were all shocked at the news that he'd had an accident.
I'm a bit short of money these days, so I can't come with you to dine out. .
I'm sick of this ceaseless rain.
This scheme is quite similar to the one I prepared.
Eskimos are known to be skilful at using their harpoons.
The new secretary is quite slow at typing.
sorry for someone
I feel sorry for Sue, because she hasn't been able to find a job yet.
sorry about something
I'm sorry about my rude remarks yesterday.
sorry for doing something
I'm sorry for hurting you with my rude remarks yesterday.
The South-East of Turkey is subject to extreme weather conditions.
He was successful in marketing the product to a wide area.
I don't think jeans will be suitable for such a formal party.
Do you think this job will be superior to your current one?
If you are not sure of your facts, don't make them public.
I'm not sure about the time of the train.
I was really surprised at her treating us so strangely.
The guard became suspicious of the youth standing on the comer.
She is terrible at cooking.
The little girl was terrified of the huge dog.
thankful to someone for something
I'm thankful to them for taking the time to help me.
The employees were thrilled with the promise given, by the boss about a high pay rise.
I'm tired of your complaints.
He was deeply troubled with the situation in the office.
Do you like eating food typical of the region in which you are travelling?
She was upset about the trouble she had caused.
She is not used to staying at home alone.
I'm worried about her health.
Many people were wrong about their predictions for the results of the election.
I think something is wrong with her. She hasn't come home yet.