The GRAMMATICAL PATTERN of each verb & preposition combination.
A SPECIAL SECTION focusing on the meaning of prepositions.
A SPECIAL SECTION featuring combinations of prepositions with the verb MADE.
The USAGE of each combination showing how it is used in everyday English.
EXAMPLE sentences to see how the idiom is used in context.
19 QUIZZES to help you study and remember the verbs and prepositions.
What is a verb & preposition combination? English prepositions are often used together with verbs as set phrases. For example The verb listen generally takes the preposition to, as in “I like to listen to jazz.” Other examples include: apologize for , belong to, care for, devote to, elaborate on, fell like, graduate from, help with, invest in, know about, look at, matter to, object to, participate in, recover from, succeed in, think of, vouch for, and write about. This book includes 225 of these combinations.
Why learn verb & preposition combination? Getting the preposition right is essential for making your ideas understood in English. There is a differences between hear about and hear from. Knowing these differences, and knowing which preposition to use with which verb will help you sound more natural in English. This can help you in both everyday life and in the workplace. Of course theses preparing for the TOEFL and TOEIC exams will certainly need to know these combinations.