Podcast #56 Prepositions Used with Adjectives (3)

Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Prepositions with Adjectives

I am delighted with the progress we have made.

I am delighted by the progress we have made.

The senator was delighted with the outcome of the election.

The senator was delighted by the outcome of the election.

The coach is delighted with his team’s performance.

The coach is delighted by his team’s performance.

I am delighted about the progress we have made.

The senator was delighted about the outcome of the election.

The coach is delighted about his team’s performance.

I am delighted for her.

I am delighted for Katherine and her family.

The world economy is dependent on oil.

She is dependent on her children for food and rent.

Have we become too dependent on Google?

Philip’s assignment is different from ours.

Philip’s assignment is different than ours.

Things are different from the way they used to be.

Things are different than the way they used to be.

He looks different than he looked last year.

The street follows a different route than the map shows.

She was disgusted by the smells in the hallway.

I’m disgusted by the way he treats my daughter.

I am disgusted with that politician’s behavior.

People in the U.S. are disgusted with the healthcare situation.

He was embarrassed by his cheap clothes.

She was embarrassed by her child’s behavior.

I am sometimes embarrassed by my fellow Americans.

My friend is very enthusiastic about his new job.

We are not enthusiastic about our company’s prospects for growth.

I am envious of people who can eat a lot and not gain weight.

Some older people are envious of what kids can enjoy today.

Paul is getting excited about going to summer camp.

Aren’t you excited about all the new stores that just opened?

The researchers were excited by the results of the experiment.

The class is excited by the idea of travelling to China.

This restaurant is famous for its barbecued chicken.

That horse is famous for winning eight races in a row.

Liverpool, England, is famous as the birthplace of the Beatles.

Deepak Chopra is famous as a health and spiritual guru.

She is very fond of her son-in-law.

Susan and I have become very fond of each other.

I am not particularly fond of having overnight guests.

He is fond of Latin American dancing.

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