Basic English Usage
Adjective phrases with their unique prepositions: time to practice some more. Say them out loud!
upset about X :
He didn't need to be so upset about the results.
I was upset about the decision to cancel the program.
responsible for X :
We are all responsible for our actions.
He is responsible for letting everyone know.
tired of X :
We're tired of hearing the same thing, over and over.
Because he was tired of reading, he got up and walked around.
similar to X :
Their product is similar to ours.
Is an orange similar to a tangerine?
satisfied with X :
I hope you're satisfied with the attachment.
He was dissatisfied with the agreement.
Note: These adjectives are not always used with only these prepositions. They are just the most common combinations.
Lesson: Phrases 4
Course: Basic English Usage