Basic English Usage

Phrases 4

Noun phrases with their unique prepositions: time to practice some more. To learn them well, say them out loud.

production of X :

Production of paper money is complicated.

We need to increase production of clarinets.

understanding of X :

Her understanding of English is improving.

My understanding of the Big Bang is limited.

reason for X :

They gave no reason for the change in schedule.

The reason for his departure was not made public.

interest in X :

I just learned about your interest in jazz music.

Do you have any interest in attending the game?

practice with X :

He needs more practice with the flight simulator.

More practice with prepositions can only help.

Note: These noun phrases are not always constructed with only these prepositions. They are just the most common combinations.

Lesson: Phrases 4
Module: Nouns
Course: Basic English Usage