Some verbs are usually followed by prepositions before the object of the verb. Those prepositions are called Dependent Prepositions
Verbs + Preposition Examples
Verbs with For
- I apologize for being rude in front of the customers.
- I applied for a position in Google but they haven’t called me yet.
- I am going to ask for a Coffee next we go to the cafeteria.
- I have to prepare for the game that we have tomorrow night
- Homeless people beg for money in the streets
- I don’t care for my enemies
- I am fighting for freedom
- I am gonna pay for your meals
- She is going to search for that information in Google
- We have to wait for the bus
- I work for the Government
Verbs with To
- He admitted to the murders
- The purse belongs to the woman
- Please, go to page 25
- I am going to talk to the manager
- She is about to listen to another podcast.
- I am traveling to Belgium, I love Tomorrowland
- I am going to introduce you to my friends from school
- Nobody responded to my complaint.
Verbs with About
- She doesn’t care about her mom
- You are gonna ask about it as soon as I get home
- I forgot about the project
- What Do you know about Mathematics?
- They don’t know what you are talking about
- I have to write about romanticism in my next report
- Don’t worry about her
Verbs + With
- I totally agree with you
- Don’t argue with customers
- Don’t interfere with the investigation
- I am gonna meet with you later
- Let’s begin with your points of view
Verbs + Of
- The dish consist of apples and red wine
- I am going to take care of you
- This shampoo smells of bananas
- Our dog died of old age.
Verb + In
- She lives in Norway
- I don’t believe in ghosts
- He loves to engage in political debates
- Steven succeeded in earning a scholarship.
Verbs + At
- We arrived at the hotel in the morning
- She is laughing at me
- Look at the whiteboard, please
- My daughters always smile at me
- That woman is staring at you
Verbs + On
- The film is based on a novel.
- If you make so much noise I can’t concentrate on my work.
- Come on! We’re relying on you!
- We don’t agree on anything but we’re good friends.
- Do you plan on attending the concert tomorrow?
- You can’t depend on him forever
- I am focused on a new assignment
- She is concentrated on her work
Verbs + From
- Linda comes from Japan
- The guards are going to protect you from criminals
- She saved me from drowning
- I suffer from anxiety
- They have to escape from the Police