Adjectives are usually followed by certain prepositions. Here are the most used adjectives:
♦ kind / generous / stupid / nice / good / polite / silly etc. of somebody to do something (1)
to somebody. (2)
eg. (1) It was kind of her to come and help you.
(2) She was kind to you.
♦ annoyed / furious / angry about something (1)
with somebody for doing something (2)
eg. (1) Don’t be angry about having missed the bus.
(2) Don’t be angry with Tom for not finishing his task.
♦ worried / excited / upset / nervous / happy about a situation
eg. I am excited about going on holiday.
♦ pleased / delighted / satisfied / happy / disappointed with something you receive or the result of something
eg. I am pleased with your success.
♦ surprised / amazed / astonished / shocked at / by something
eg. I was surprised at / by your reaction.
♦ impressed with / by something / somebody
eg. She was impressed with / by your behaviour.
♦ bored / fed up with something
eg. I am fed up with your attitude towards learning.
♦ sorry for / about a situation, something that happened or something you did
eg. I am sorry for what happened to you yesterday.
I am sorry about being late.
♦ feel / be sorry for someone who is in a bad situation
eg. I feel sorry for my sister. She’s had a bad week.
♦ scared / terrified / frightened / afraid of…
eg. She is afraid of monkeys.
♦ aware / conscious / (in)capable / short / full / tired / sick / typical / of…
eg. I am a bit short of ideas.
♦ good / brilliant / bad at...
eg. He is bad at dancing.
♦ married / engaged / similar to
eg. Mark is married to Linda.
This dress is similar to the one I saw yesterday.
♦ interested in
eg. I am interested in learning English.
♦ keen on
eg. I am keen on driving my new car.
♦ responsible for
eg. I was responsible for what happened last night.