Basic English Usage

Phrases 2

Adjective phrases with their unique prepositions: time to practice some more. Be sure to say them out loud.

excited about X :

The salespeople were excited about the new product.

Lee is excited about the promotion.

qualified for X :

She is qualified for the new position.

I am unqualified for that job.

independent of X :

The report was written independent of what you were working on.

Please make the decision independent of your personal feelings.

dedicated to X :

Liu is dedicated to her work.

We are all dedicated to the company.

okay with X :

Tell me, is the plan okay with you?

I have to say, I am not okay with their decision.

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

Lesson: Phrases 2
Module: Adjectives
Course: Basic English Usage