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Preposition Collocations with Be

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A

be absent from


be absolved of


be accepted as/to

be according to


be accused of


be accustomed to

be acquainted with


be adamant about


be addicted to

be affected by


be afraid of


be after

be alarmed at


be aligned with


be (all) set for

be amazed at/by


be an authority on


be angry about/at/with

be annoyed at/with


be anxious about


be appropriate for

be armed with


be around


be arrested for

be ashamed of


be associated with


be astonished at/by

be at it (again)


be attached to


be attracted to

be aware of


be away from



B

be back (from)


be bad at


be bad for

be banned from


be based (up)on


be behind (schedule)

be bent on


be biased about


be big on

be blamed for


be blessed with


be bored with

be bound for





C

be capable of


be carried away about/with


be caught up in

be centered around


be certain of


be charged with

be classified as


be clear about


be clear to

be clever at


be close to


be cluttered (up) with

be a combination of


be compared to


be compensated for

be composed of


be comprised of


be concerned about/with

be confident of


be confused about


be congratulated for/on

be connected to/with


be conned into


be considerate of

be considered for


be content with


be contrary to

be convenient for/to


be convinced of


be convicted of/for

be coordinated with


be covered with


be crammed into

be crazy about


be credited with


be criticized for/as

be crowded with





D

be dedicated to


be delighted with


be dependent (up)on

be devoted to


be different from/than


be disappointed about/at/in/with

be discouraged about


be discriminated against


be disgusted with

be disillusioned with


be disqualified for


be disposed of

be distinguished from


be divided into


be divorced (from)

be done with


be down


be down on/with

be dragged into


be dressed (up) in


be drunk with/on

E

be east of


be elected as/to


be eligible for

be embarrassed about/at


be encouraged by


be entailed in

be engaged to/in


be entrusted with


be envious of

be equal/equivalent to


be equipped with


be estranged from

be evicted from


be excited about


be expelled from

F

be faithful to


be faced with


be familiar with/to

be famous for


be fanatic(al) about


be fascinated with

be fed up with


be filled with


be finished with

be fired for/from


be followed by


be fond of

be for the sake of


be fraught with


be free from/of

be friendly to/with


be frightened by/at


be full of

be furnished with





G

be glad to


be good at


be good to

be gone to/with


be grateful for/to


be guilty of

H

be half-hearted about


be hailed as


be happy about/with

be hard on


be headed for/to/toward


be hired as/for

be hitched to





I

be immersed in


be imposed (up)on


be impressed by/with

be in


be in accordance with


be in agreement with

be an indication of


be an issue of


be in back of

be in bed with


be in cahoots with


be in charge of

be in common with


be in conjunction with


be in contact with

be in control of


be in danger of


be in exchange for

be in favor of


be in front of


be in honor of

be in hope(s) of


be in love with


be in need of

be in on


be in place of


be in possession of

be in proximity to


be in reference to


be in regard to

be in response to


be in return for


be in search of

be in store for


be in sync with


be in tandem with

be in the habit of


be in the middle of


be in the midst of

be in the vicinity of


be in time for


be in touch with

be in trouble with/for


be in tune with


be incensed with

be inducted into


be inferior to


be infested with

be informed about


be innocent of


be insecure about

be insistent (up)on


be interested in


be into

be involved in


be irritated at/with


be isolated from

J

be jealous of





K

be kind of


be kind to


be knowledgeable about

be known as/for





L

be labeled as


be leery of


be left of/with

be less than


be limited to


be located at/near

be lower than





M

be mad at/about


be made of/from


be married to

be a matter of


be the matter with


be mean to

be meant to


be a measure of


be mindful of

be more than





N

be named as/after


be next to


be nice to

be notorious for


be north of


be nuts about

O

be obedient to


be oblivious about/to


be obsessed with

be obvious to


be off


be okay with

be on


be on behalf of


be on the brink of

be on the edge of


be on the verge of


be on time for

be on to


be on top of


be open about/for/to

be opposed to


be opposite from


be oppressed by

be out


be out of


be out of concern for

be out of contact with


be out of sync with


be out of touch with

be outraged about


be outspoken about


be over with

P

be parallel to


be partial to


be patient with

be a pattern of


be pegged as


be perturbed at/about

be pleased with


be polite to


be popular with

be praised for/about


be precious to


be preoccupied with

be prepared for


be prohibited from


be promoted to

be provided with


be proud of


be psyched about

be punished for


be put off by



Q

be qualified for


be a question of



R

be ready for


be regarded as


be related to

be relevant to


be relieved of


be remembered for

be rescued from


be reserved for


be responsible for

be retired from


be rid of


be rife with

be right to


be riled up (about)


be roped into

be rude to





S

be satisfied with


be saved from


be scared of

be selected as/for


be sensible about


be separated from

be set on


be shocked at


be short of

be sick of/about


be a sign of


be similar to

be soft on


be sorry about/for


be sort of

be south of


be specialized in


be spoken for

be startled at


be strange to


be a stranger to

be stressed out about


be stuck on/with


be stunned at

be subject to


be sufficient for


be suitable for

be superior to


be sure of


be surprised at/about

be suspected of


be suspended from


be a symbol of

T

be taken aback by/at


be taken in by


be tantamount to

be tapped as/by


be terrified of/with


be there for

be a threat to


be through with


be ticked off about

be tired of


be tuned (in)to


be to the left of

be to the right of





U

be uncalled for


be under arrest


be under fire for

be under investigation for


be up against


be up front with

be up in arms about


be up on


be up to

be upset about/with


be uptight about


be used for

be used to


be useful to



V

be valued as/at


be vindicated of



W

be wary of/about


be west of


be whipped into

be wiped out


be with it


be with reference to

be with respect to


be worked up about


be worried about

be wrapped up in


be wrong with



Z

be zealous about





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Grammar : Verb and Preposition Collocations

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