Basic English Usage

Phrases 1

Adjective phrases with their unique prepositions: it's time to practice some more. For the best results, practice by saying them out loud.

confused about X :

He was confused about his responsibilities.

We were all confused about your expectations.

prepared for X :

Will you be prepared for your presentation?

He was unprepared for those questions.

capable of X :

I think he's capable of much more.

Are they incapable of learning for themselves?

comparable to X :

The results were comparable to those of last year.

His outburst was comparable to an explosion.

familiar with X :

Are you familiar with this stuff?

I was unfamiliar with any of it.

Note: These adjectives are not always used with only these prepositions. They are just the most common combinations.

Lesson: Phrases 1
Module: Adjectives
Course: Basic English Usage