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Elementary Level: Adjective + Of

Average: 3.3 (30 votes)

Some adjectives are followed by a preposition. It can be confusing for English learners because there are no rules to help you remember which prepositions are used with which adjectives. The best way to learn is through practice.

The following seven adjectives are all used with the preposition of.

Example: The letter I wrote was full of mistakes.

Adjectives

aware
scared
jealous
full
capable
typical
short

Add the correct adjective to complete each sentence:

  • 1. I don't like going up ladders. I'm of heights.
  • 2. Everyone is of the dangers of smoking.
  • 3. We're of staff in our office at the moment. We need more people to do the work.
  • 4. We've got plenty to eat. The fridge is of food.
  • 5. I'm not surprised he changed his mind at the last moment. That's of him.
  • 6. Sue is much more successful than I am. Sometimes I feel a bit of her.
  • 7. She is a very honest person. I don't think she is of telling a lie.
  • 8. I'm not very of repairing things.
  • 9. He is late again. It's of him to keep everybody waiting.
  • 10. I'm a bit of money. Can you lend me some?


Comments

Very Useful

2 mistakes:(
Thank you for the Lesson!Smile

hi

thanks for what!!!!!
Anyway ur welcome^^

adjective+of

5 mstakes but i tired thnks for de lesson.

thanks ,,,,,,,,,, :-(i

thanks ,,,,,,,,,,
:-(i commit 6 mistak bt i m trying.

I scored 9 out of

I scored 9 out of 10...

What's the answer for no 1? I answered "scared" but i got it wrong. I'm pretty sure i gave the correct answer..

some confusion

dear sir ,i am very confused to take some structure.pl. help me.

1. this has to be done.what will be meaning of has to be + verb 3rd form.

2. Where we use had +3rd form & 2nd verb form.for ex.-i had done it ,i did it.

3.where we use however,till,until,otherwise,yet,forever.

Pl. help me .

1 mistake, thanks....

1 mistake, thanks....