Basic English Usage
Adjective phrases with their unique prepositions: time to practice some more. Practice by saying them out loud.
happy about X :
We are happy about the decision to begin.
They were unhappy about the rise in costs.
[also common: happy with X]
ready for X :
I'm ready for anything.
Are you ready for all the work that's needed?
sure of X :
She is sure of herself.
He was so sure of the outcome that he didn't even try.
open to X :
They were open to suggestions for changing the process.
Some people are not open to discussing politics.
pleased with X :
We were not pleased with the results of the experiment.
We were displeased with their behavior.
Note: These adjectives are not always used with only these prepositions. They are just the most common combinations.
Lesson: Phrases 3
Course: Basic English Usage