In the English language, there are many verbs, nouns and adjectives which are followed by specific prepositions. The prepositions are called dependent because their choice depends on the particular word and its meaning.
One of the things that drives English students crazy is dependent prepositions and the only way to learn them is through memory and use. Use this handy box to instantly remind you of what preposition goes with what adjective:
Adjectives + dependent prepositions
|according to accustomed toafraid of
|enthusiastic about envious ofexcited about
fed up with
Now, it’s time to practise it, take this online quiz to have further practice on prepositions after adjectives
If interested in the topic, dependent prepositions are not only found after adjectives. Find here a collection of verbs and nouns which are always followed by a preposition and have some practice on it trying to complete these quizzes: