Verbs/Adjectives Followed by Fixed Preposition

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Fixed Preposition: There are many verbs/adjectives which are followed by preposition. It is very important for all of us to take care of these verbs if we want to avoid common errors made in English. It is often seen that people don’t follow these verbs with fixed preposition. To make your concepts clear, we have added a file as well as verbs which have fixed preposition. Given below is the list of such verbs.

 List of Fixed Preposition

 

  • ABIDE BY 

  • ABSENT FROM 

  • ABSTAIN FROM 

  • ABILITY TO

  •  ACCEDE TO 

  • ACCEPTABLE TO 

  • ACCESS TO 

  • ACCOMPANIED BY 

  • ACCOUNT FOR 

  • ACCUSE OF 

  • ACCUSTOMED TO 

  • ACQUAINTED WITH 

  • ACQUIT OF 

  • ACT UPON 

  • ADAPT TO 

  • ADD TO 

  • ADDICTED TO 

  • ADJACENT TO 

  • ADMIT TO 

  • ADVANTAGE OF 

  • ADVANTAGE OVER(GAME)

  •  AFRAID OF 

  • AFFECTED BY

  •  AFFECTION FOR 

  • AFFLICTED WITH

  •  AGREE WITH

  •  AGREE TO    (STATEMENT/PROPOS.)

  •  AIM AT 

  • ALARMED AT 

  • ALIGHT  FROM

  •  ALIVE  TO 

  • ALIVE WITH

  •  AMUSED WITH 

  • AMAZED AT 

  • ANGRY WITH (PERSON) 

  • ANGRY AT (STH.) 

  • ANNOYED WITH (PERSON) 

  • ANNOYED AT (STH.) 

  • ANSWER FOR 

  • ANXIOUS ABOUT 

  • APOLOGISE TO 

  • APOLOGISE FOR (STH.)

  •  APPEAL TO

  • APPETITE FOR 

  • APPLICABLE TO 

  • APPLY FOR 

  • APPOINTED TO (POST)

  •  APPROVE OF 

  • APTITUDE FOR 

  • ARRIVE AT (DECISION) 

  • ARMED WITH 

  • ASK (DEMAND) FOR 

  • ASHAMED OF 

  • ASSOCIATED WITH 

  • ASTONISHED AT 

  • ASSURE OF

  •  ATTEND TO

  •  ATONE(REPENT) FOR

  •  AUTHORITY ON 

  • AVAIL OF 

  • AWARE OF

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  • BARK AT 

  • BANISH FROM 

  • BEG FOR 

  • BEGIN WITH 

  • BELIEVE IN 

  • BELONG TO 

  • BENT UPON 

  • BEWARE OF 

  • BLAME FOR 

  • BLESS WITH 

  • BACK OUT 

  • BLIND OF(EYE) 

  • BLIND TO (WORK) 

  • BOAST OF 

  • BORN OF(PARENTS) 

  • BORN IN (TOWN, STATE) 

  • BUSY WITH 

  • BORROW FROM 

  • BREAK INTO( STEAL) 

  • BREAK OUT (SPREAD) 

  • BENEFICIAL TO 

  • BASED ON 

  • BESTOW ON (TO GIVE) 

  • BURST INTO 

  • CARE FOR (PERSON) 

  • CARE OF (STH.)

  • CAPABLE OF

  • CALL ON

  • CALL IN(INVITE)

  • CANDIDATE FOR

  • CATCH AT

  • CERTAIN OF

  • CHARGE WITH

  • CHEAT OF

  • CLAIM ON

  • CLASH WITH

  • CLOSE TO

  • CLING TO

  • COMPLY WITH (ACCEPT)

  • COMMENCE ON

  • COMMENT UPON

  • COMPARE WITH (PERSON)

  • COMPARETO (THING)

  • COMPENSATE FOR

  • COMPARE WITH/FOR

  • COMPLAIN AGAINST/OF

  • CONFER WITH (DISCUSSION)

  • CONFIDENCE IN

  • CONGRATULATE ON

  • CONSCIOUS OF

  • CONSIST OF

  • CONTENT WITH

  • CONTRARY TO (OPPOSITE)

  • CONTROL OVER

  • COUNT ON

  • CRUEL TO

  • CURE OF (ILLNESS)

  • COLLIDE WITH

  • CONVICT OF (ACCUSE)

  • COME OF (RELATION)

  • CONCEAL FROM

  • COURTEOUS TO (THANKFUL)

  • CONFINE TO (LIMITED)

  • COMPETENT FOR

  • CONTACT WITH

  • COMPETITION FOR

  • DEAF TO

  • DEAL IN

  • DEAL WITH (PEOPLE)

  • DEAR TO

  • DELIEVER TO

  • DEMAND FOR

  • DEPEND ON

  • DEPRIVE OF

  • DESIRE FOR

  • DESIROUS OF

  • DESTINED TO

  • DEVOID OF (DEPRIVE )

  • DIE OF

  • DIFFER WITH

  • DIFFERENT FROM

  • DISPLEASE WITH

  • DISPOSE OF

  • DISTINGUISH BETWEEN

  • DOUBT ABOUT

  • DOWN WITH

  • DREAM OF

  • DULL OF

  • DEVOTE TO

  • DERIVE FROM

  • DIFFERENT FROM

  • DISGUSTED WITH

  • DUTY TO

  • DEDICATE TO

  • DISMISS FROM

  • DISQUALIFIED FROM/FOR

  • DUE TO

  • EAGER FOR

  • ELIGIBLE FOR

  • EMBARK ON (BOARD)

  • EMERGE FROM

  • EMPLOYED IN

  • END IN

  • ENGAGE IN

  • ENGAGE TO (ENGAGEMENT)

  • ENLIST IN (ARMY)

  • ENMITY WITH

  • ENQUIRE OF

  • ENTRUST TO (HAND OVER)

  • ESCAPE FROM

  • EXCEL IN

  • EXCHANGE FOR

  • EXCEPTION TO

  • EXCUSE FOR

  • EXPLAIN TO

  • ENTITLETO (DESERVE)

  • EXCLUDE FROM

  • EXEMPT FROM

  • EQUAL TO

  • EXPECT OF

  • FAIL IN

  • FAITH IN

  • FAITHFUL TO

  • FAMILIAR TO

  • FAMILIAR WITH

  • FAMOUS FOR

  • FATAL TO

  • FEED ON

  • FEEL FOR

  • FIGHT WITH

  • FIGHT AGAINST

  • FIGHT FOR

  • FILL WITH

  • FIRE AT

  • FIT FOR

  • FOND OF

  • FORGIVE FOR

  • FREE FROM

  • FREEDOM OF

  • FURNISH WITH

  • FAVOURABLE TO

  • FORTUNATE IN

  • FROWN AT

  • GENIUS IN

  • GIFTED WITH

  • GLAD AT

  • GOOD AT (WORK)

  • GOOD TO (PERSON)

  • GLANCE AT

  • GRATEFUL TO

  • GRIEVE AT

  • GRUMBLE AT

  • GUILTY OF

  • GREEDY OF

  • GUILTY OF

  • GAZE AT

  • GUARD AGAINST

  • HANKER AFTER (FOLLOW)

  • HAPPEN TO

  • HARD OF

  • HESITATE AT

  • HOPE FOR

  • HOPEFUL TO

  • HONEST IN

  • HARMFUL TO

  • HIDE FROM

  • HAND OVER

  • HEIR TO

  • HATRED FOR

  • HINDER FROM (STOP)

  • HARD UP

  • IGNORANT OF

  • IMPRESS WITH

  • INDEBTED TO

  • INDULGE IN

  • INDIFFERENT TO

  • INFERIOR TO

  • INVOLVED IN

  • INVITE TO

  • INTERFERE WITH

  • INSIST ON

  • INJURIOUS TO

  • INFORM OF

  • INFEST WITH (FULL)

  • INTRODUCE TO

  • INTIMATE WITH

  • INTEREST IN

  • INQUIRE INTO

  • INSPIREWITH

  • INVEST IN

  • INVOLVE IN

  • IMPORT FROM

  • IMPOSE UPON

  • JEALOUS OF

  • JEER AT (LAUGH)

  • JUDGE BY/OF

  • JUNIOR TO

  • JUMP AT

  • JOIN TO

  • JOIN WITH

  • KEEP TO

  • KEEN ON

  • KEY TO

  • KIND TO

  • KNOCK AT

  • KNOWN FOR/TO (PASSIVE)

  • KNOWN BY

  • KNOCK DOWN

  • KNOCK AGAINST

  • LAME OF

  • LAUGH AT

  • LACK IN

  • LEAD TO

  • LIKELY TO

  • LIKING FOR

  • LISTEN TO

  • LIVE IN

  • LIVE BY

  • LIVE ON

  • LOST TO

  • KEY TO

  • KIND TO

  • KNOWN TO/FOR

  • KNOCK AT

  • KNOWN BY

  • KNOCK DOWN

  • KNOCK AGAINST

  • LAME OF

  • LAUGH AT

  • LACK IN

  • LEAD TO

  • LIKELY TO

  • LIKING FOR

  • LISTEN TO

  • LIVE IN

  • LIVE BY

  • LIVE ON

  • LOST TO

  • LOYAL TO

  • LEAN AGAINST

  • LONG FOR

  • LOOK AT

  • LODGE AGAINST

  • LAY BY (SAVE)

  • LUST FOR

  • MARRY TO

  • MATCH FOR

  • MEDDLE WITH

  • MEET WITH

  • MOVE TO

  • MAD WITH

  • MERGE INTO

  • MOURN FOR

  • MIX WITH

  • MAKE FUN OF

  • NECESSARY FOR

  • NEGLIGENT IN

  • NEED OF

  • NATURAL TO

  • NOTORIOUS FOR

  • NECESSITY FOR

  • NOMINATE FOR

  • OBEDIENT TO

  • OBJECT TO

  • OPEN TO

  • OBLIGED TO

  • OVERWHELMED WITH

  • OCCUR TO

  • OCCUPIED IN

  • OFFEND WITH

  • OPPURTUNITY FOR

  • OPPOSITE TO

  • PART FROM

  • PART WITH

  • POPULAR WITH

  • PREFER TO

  • PREPARE FOR

  • PRESIDE OVER

  • PROUD OF

  • PROVIDE WITH

  • PROTECT FROM

  • PRIDE IN

  • PRAY TO

  • PREVENT FROM

  • PROFIT BY

  • PITY ON

  • PARALLEL TO

  • PARTIAL TO
    PAY FOR

  • PLEASE WITH

  • POINT AT

  • PRETEND TO

  • PARTICIPATE IN

  • PASSION FOR

  • PREVAIL OVER

  • PROTEST AGAINST

  • PROVOKE TO

  • PROCEED TO

  • PONDER OVER (THINK)

  • PROHIBIT FROM

  • PLUNGE INTO (DIVE)

  • QUARREL WITH

  • QUICK AT

  • QUALIFY FOR

  • QUARREL OVER

  • QUOTE FROM

  • RECOVER FROM

  • RECOMMEND TO/FOR

  • RELATED TO

  • REFER TO

  • REFRAIN FROM

  • REGARD FOR

  • REJOICE AT

  • RELY ON

  • RESULT IN

  • RESPECT FOR

  • RULE OVER

  • REPENT OF

  • REPLY TO

  • REMIND OF

  • ROB OF

  • RELIEVE OF

  • RESPONSIBLE FOR

  • REVLOVE AROUND

  • REDUCE TO

  • REMEMBER TO

  • REMEDY FOR

  • RESULT OF

  • REGRET FOR

  • SEARCH FOR

  • SEND TO

  • SEEK FROM

  • SEND FOR

  • SEE THROUGH

  • SET UP

  • SHORT OF

  • SICK OF

  • SIMILAR TO

  • SLAVE TO

  • SORRY FOR

  • STARE AT

  • STICKTO

  • SUREOF

  • SUCCEED IN

  • SUPERIOR TO

  • SURPRISE AT

  • SURRENDER TO

  • SYMPATHY FOR

  • SUSPECT OF

  • SHOCKED AT

  • SATISFIED WITH

  • SHIVER WITH

  • SACRED TO

  • SAVE FROM

  • SUE FOR

  • SUPPLY WITH

  • SENTENCE TO

  • SUFFICIENT FOR

  • SMILE AT

  • SIDE WITH

  • TASTE FOR

  • THANKFUL TO

  • THROW INTO/AT

  • TIRED OF

  • TRUST IN

  • TRUE TO

  • TALK ABOUT

  • TALK TO

  • TEEM WITH

  • THINK OVER

  • TREMBLE WITH

  • TIDE OVER (OVERCOME)

  • TRIUMPH OVER

  • TAMPER WITH

  • UNFIT FOR

  • USED TO

  • USEFUL FOR

  • VAIN OF (ARROGANCE)

  • VOTE FOR

  • VOTE AGAINST

  • VERSED IN

  • VICTIM TO

  • WAIT FOR

  • WAIT UPON (SERVE)

  • WARN AGAINST

  • WISH FOR

  • WORTHY OF

  • WONDER AT

  • WEARY OF

  • WORK AT

  • WORK OUT (SOLVE)

  • WITHDRAW FROM

  • YEARN FOR

  • YIELD TO

  • ZEAL FOR

  • ZEALOUS IN

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