Basic English Usage
Noun phrases with their unique prepositions: time to practice some more. Be sure to say them out loud.
head of X :
The head of the department retired yesterday.
Submit your information to the head of Human Resources.
knowledge of X :
Her knowledge of French was very good.
I am trying to gain a basic knowledge of auto mechanics.
order for X :
Our order for lunch was promptly delivered.
I approved your order for new computers.
improvement in X :
She noticed some improvement in your health.
I was happy about the improvement in working conditions.
help with X :
She asked for help with editing the report.
We are not supposed to get help with our essays.
Note: These noun phrases are not always constructed with only these prepositions. They are just the most common combinations.
Lesson: Phrases 3
Course: Basic English Usage