Common Verb and Preposition Combinations
Verbs and prepositions are also used in common phrases. The verb generally goes in front of the preposition.
Do you agree to the new guidelines?
You get what you pay for.
It’s easy to fall in love with big, silly dogs.
I have no doubt about the outcome of the vote.
He delights in telling jokes about Texas and Texans.
That remark was in bad taste and I don’t intend to reply to it!
Miller is substituting for Brown in tomorrow’s game.
Common Adjective and Preposition Combinations
Adjectives and prepositions are commonly used in phrases. The adjective usually goes before the preposition.
He was found guilty of fraud and tax evasion.
Students often get worried about writing exams.
Mary won’t have children; she is in love with her black lab.
The world felt sorry for the victims of the tsunami.
Jamila is good at songwriting and painting.
There are many health risks associated with smoking.
Chocolate and red wine are actually good for your heart!