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Your writing is similar __mine.

Your writing is similar to mine.

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We stayed at home because Chris wasn't very keen __ going out.

We stayed at home because Chris wasn't very keen on going out.

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I don't want to be dependent __ anybody.

 

 

 

 

I don't want to be dependent on anybody.

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Someone or something is full / short __ something.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Someone or something is full / short __ something.

  • The letter I wrote was full of mistakes.
  • I'm short of money. Can you lend me some?

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My probleme is not the same as yours. My problem is different __ yours.

 

My probleme is not the same as yours. My problem is different from / than yours.

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I'm not very good / bad / etc. __ repairing things.

I'm not very good / bad / etc. at repairing things.

(not good in repairing things)

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You are certain / sure __ or ab___...
 

 

You are certain / sure of or about...

  • I think she's arriving this evening, but I'm not sure of that. (or ... not sure about that)

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You are fond / proud / ashamed / jealous / envious __ somebody or something.

 

You are fond / proud / ashamed / jealous / envious of somebody or something.

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You are suspicious / criticial / tolerant __ something or somebody.

 

You are suspicious / criticial / tolerant of something or somebody.

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You are tired / sick __...

 

 

 

 

You are tired / sick __...

  • Come on, let's go! I'm tired of waiting (= I've had enough of waiting)

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The streets were crowded ___ tourists.

The streets were crowded with tourists.

(but ... fuLL of tourists)

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I don't trust Robert. I'm suspicious __ him.

 

I don't trust Robert. I'm suspicious of him.

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The Italian city of Florence is famous __ its art treasures.

 

 

 

 

The Italian city of Florence is famous for its art treasures.

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You are aware / conscious __ something.
 

You are aware / conscious of something.

  • "Did you know he was married?' 'No, I wasn't aware of that."

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You are capable / incapable __ something.

 

You are capable / incapable of something.

  • I'm sure you are capable of passing the examination.

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You are afraid / frightened / terrified / scared __ something or somebody.

 

You are afraid / frightened / terrified / scared for something or somebody.

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Are you interested __ art?

Are you interested in art?

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You are, it is typical __ (someone)

It is typical of (someone)

He's late again. It's typical of him to keep everybody waiting.

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The film was different f__ what I'd expected or  different t_ what I'd expected.

The film was different from what I'd expected or  different to what I'd expected.

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Who was responsible __ all that noise last night?

 

Who was responsible for all that noise last night?

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These days everybody is aware __ dangers of smoking.

 

These days everybody is aware of dangers of smoking.

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Mark has no money of is own. He's totally dependent __ his parents.

 

Mark has no money of is own. He's totally dependent __ his parents.

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Louise is married / engaged __ an American.

Louise is married / engaged __ an American. (not married with)

  • But Louise is married with three children. (=she is married and has three ch ildren)