*****ADJECTIVE WITH PREPOSITIONS*****
Sejumlah kata sifat (adjective) digunakan dengan kata depan (preposition) secara permanen dan merupakan suatu aturan yang tidak dapat berubah, seperti afraid of, angry with, keep on, etc. misalnya kita tidak mengatakan : I am afrais to the dog, tetapi I am afraid of the dog (saya takut akan anjing).
Adjective diikuti oleh : for
to be enough for = cukup untuk
to be famous for = terkenal karena
to be grateful for (to) = berterima kasih atas
to be ready for = siap untuk
to be responsible for = bertanggung jawab atas
to be sick for = rindu akan
to be suitable for = cocok untuk
to be qualified for (in) = cakap dalam
to be sorry for = menyesal akan, kasihan akan
e.g. My sister is well-qualified for typing.
She was grateful for your advice.
He says that he was sorry for what he did.
John says that he is not responsible for this mistake.
My uncle is sick for his home-country (=kampung halaman).
Adjective diikuti oleh : of
to be afraid of = takut akan
to be ashamed of = malu akan
to be aware of = sadar akan
to be capable of = cakap dalam
to be critical of = kritis terhadap
to be fond of = dengan sekali akan
to be full of = penuh akan
to be glad of = gembira akan
to be jealous of = cemburu kepada
to be proud of = bangga akan
to be tired of = jemu dengan
e.g. He is very critical of everyone.
They are not capable of doing anything.
John is very fond of classical music.
Mary is jealous of her younger sister.
We were tired of doing the same things over and over.
Adjective diikuti oleh : to
to be anxious to = ingin sekali akan
to be attentive to = tertarik kepada
to be contrary = berlawanan dengan
to be equal to = seimbang dengan
to be faithful to = setia kepada
to be generous to = murah hati kepada
to be kind to = ramah kepada
to be polite to = sopan kepada
to be rude to = kasar kepada
to be sensitive to = peka terhadap
to be obedient to = patuh kepada
to be useful to = berguna untuk
e.g. John is very attentive to every pretty girl.
The richman is generous to everyone in the village.
We must be polite to our elders.
We should not be sensitive to criticism.
I am anxious to your coming to my wedding.
Adjective diikuti oleh : with
to be angry with = marah kepada
to be consistent with = sesuai dengan
to be delighted with = gembira dengan
to be familiar with = ramah, mudah bergaul dengan
to be patient with = sabar kepada
to be pleased with = senang dengan
to be popular with = terkenal dengan
to be satisfied with = puas dengan
e.g. You need to be angry with her.
She is very familiar with others.
We are delighted with your success.
My uncle is very patient with his children.
We were pleased with our examination result.
Adjective diikuti oleh : at
to be bad at = buruk dalam
to be clever at = pandai dalam
to be efficient at = rapi dalam
to be expert at (in) = ahli dalam
to be good at = pandai dalam
to be slow at = lambat dalam
to be astonished = heran, takjub akan
e.g. They are very bad at English.
Mary is not efficient at her work.
The doctor is an expert at plastic-surgeon.
My sister is very good at mathematics.
She is very slow at doing everything.
Adjective diikuti oleh : about
to be anxious about = khawatir tentang
to be careful about = hati-hati tentang
to be curious about = ingin tahu tentang
to be doubtful about = ragu tentang
to be enthusiastic about = bersemangat dalam
to be happy about = bahagia akan
to be sad about = sedih akan
to be worried about = khawatir tentang
e.g. My sister is always anxious about everything she does.
We must be careful about what we say to him.
He is not enthusiastic about his new job.
They are curious about the problem.
We were very happy about our promotion.
Adjective diikuti oleh : in
to be successful in = sukses dalam
to be deficient in = kurang dalam
to be fortunate in = beruntung dalam
to be honest in = jujur dalam
to be proficient in = pandai dalam
to be skillful in = mahir dalam
to be weak in = lemah dalam
e.g. He is deficient in general knowledge.
You are fortunate in getting that position.
My little sister is very skillful in playing organ.
I think he is quite honest in everything.
They are successful in their planning.
Adjective diikuti oleh : from
to be absent from = tidak hadir dalam
to be away from = jauh dari
to be different from = berbeda dengan
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