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account for accuse SO of ST adapt to add SO/ST to SO/ST add to adjust to admit ST to SO admit to agree on agree to agree with

apologize to SO for ST appeal to SO for ST approve of argue with SO about SO/ST argue with SO over ST

He accounted for such problems. He accused her of stealing the money. They adapted to the new culture. She added milk to the grocery list. Translation problems added to the confusion. They adjusted to their new environment. She admitted her real age to everybody. She admitted to cheating on the test. We agreed on the price. He agreed to the new conditions. I agree with you. I apologized to her for being rude. The nation appealed to the UN for assistance. The parents approved of the marriage. Timmy argued with his father about his curfew. The customer argued with the salesman over the store's return policy. They arranged for an interpreter to be present.

arrange for SO (to do something) arrest SO for ST arrive at (a place) ask for

The police arrested the man for stealing the car. They arrived at home. She asked for help.

base on be absent from (a place) be accustomed to be acquainted with be addicted to ST be afraid of be angry at SO for ST be angry with SO for ST be annoyed at SO for ST be annoyed with SO for ST be anxious about ST be associated with be aware of be blessed with be bored by be bored with be capable of ST be cluttered with ST be committed to be composed of be concerned about be connected to

The company bases salary on experience. He was absent from class. I am not accustomed to such behavior. He is acquainted with many celebrities. He is addicted to heroin. I am afraid of spiders. I am angry at him for what he said. I am angry with him for what he said. He is annoyed at her for spending so much money. He is annoyed with her for spending so much money. I am anxious about the presentation. He is associated with the company. You are not aware of all the problems. He is blessed with great musical talent. They were bored to death by his long speech. The interviewers were bored with the repetitive comments. He is capable of much more. The room is clutter with boxes. I am committed to improving my language skills. The meteorite is composed mostly of iron. I am concerned about his smoking. The DVD player is connected to the TV.

be connected with be content with be convinced of ST be coordinated with ST

They are connected with the project. He is content with the results. We are convinced of her innocence. Testing centers coordinated with the schools to set testing dates. It is crowded in the auditorium. The auditorium is crowded with people. She is dedicated to improving her grammar skills. He is devoted to his wife. She is disappointed in her son's improvement. She is disappointed with her son for not improving. He was discouraged by the high costs. They were discouraged from participating.

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He discriminates against people who are different. Mary is divorced from John. He is done with the work. She was dressed in red. The staff was encouraged with a profit-sharing program. He was engaged in that research for more than ten years. John was engaged to Mary for six months. I am envious of you for having the opportunity to travel. The expedition is equipped with the latest gear.

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I am excited about the opportunities. The workers were exposed to dangerous chemicals. He was faced with many difficult decisions. They are faithful to their company. I am familiar with that program. He is famous for climbing Mt. Everest. The boxes are filled with clothes and books. I am finished with my studies. She is fond of her nieces and nephews. He is friendly to new coworkers. He is friendly with new coworkers. She is frightened by the coyotes calling at night. The kids are frightened of ghosts. The house is furnished with designer furniture. I am grateful to you for your assistance. He is guilty of the crime. I am not happy about the results. He is innocent of the crimes. I am interested in astronomy. He is involved in the program. He is involved with many charities. John is jealous of Mary's close friendship with Tom.

be known for ST be limited to be made from ST be made of (material) be married to be opposed to be patient with SO be pleased with be polite to SO be prepared for be protected from be proud of be related to be relevant to be remembered for ST be responsible for be satisfied with be scared of be terrified of be thankful for be tired from (doing something) be tired of (doing something)

He is know for his humor. The speeches are limited to fifteen minutes each. The statue is made from old car parts. The statue is made of metal. She is married to a famous politician. I am opposed to increasing tuition prices. He is patient with his students. I am pleased with the results. She is polite to the visitors. He is prepared for such questions at the conference. The cave paintings are protected from vandalism. He is proud of his son. She is related to the famous artist. That is not relevant to this conversation. He is remembered for his bravery. She is responsible for the new policies. The teacher is satisfied with the test results. She is scared of snakes. She is terrified of roaches. We are thankful for their help. He is so tired from jogging. He is tired of answering the same questions over and over.

be worried about beg for begin with believe in belong to benefit from blame SO for ST blame ST on SO boast about borrow ST from SO

I am worried about her. They begged for the answer to the riddle. Every sentence begins with a capital letter. He believes in ghosts. I don't belong to that organization. He benefits from the government assistance programs. He blamed his employees for his mistakes. He blamed the company's failure on his employees. She boasted about her new Mercedes. He borrowed money from me.

care about care for catch up with cater to charge SO for ST charge SO with ST choose between SO/ST and SO/ST chose ST from ST

He cares about what his children watch on TV. He doesn't care for fish. He caught up with her before she got into the elevator. The hotel doesn't cater to tour groups. The restaurant didn't charge me for breaking the glass. The police charged him with drunk driving. The winner got to choose between a vacation to Tahiti and a new car. The magician chose a lady from the audience to help him with the trick. The car collided with a truck. He comes from Florida.

collide with come from

comment on communicate with SO

She wouldn't comment on the accusations. Many people use email to communicate with friends and family abroad. The analyst compared the company's current profits to last year's. He shouldn't compare his younger son with his older son. He loves to compete with others. They complained about the quality of the hotel. He complimented her on her new dress. He needs to concentrate on his work. You shouldn't concern her with our problems. He confessed to the crimes. She confused him with Tom Cruise. She congratulated him on his victory. The parents consented to the request. The test consists of 100 multiple choice questions. I contributed to the World Wildlife Fund. They convicted him of murder. Can he cope with the large amount of work. I correspond with them by email. He counts on their support. She covered her sleeping son with the blanket. He crashed into the tree.

compare SO/ST to SO/ST

compare SO/ST with SO/ST compete with complain about compliment SO on ST concentrate on concern SO with ST confess to confuse SO/ST with SO/ST congratulate SO on ST consent to ST consist of contribute to ST convict SO of ST cope with correspond with SO count on cover with crash into

cure SO of ST

The doctors cured her of the disease.

deal with decide against decide between SO/ST and SO/ST decide on dedicate ST to SO demand ST from SO depend on derive ST from ST deter SO from ST devote ST to SO differ from disagree with disapprove of discourage SO from ST discuss ST with SO distinguish between SO/ST and SO/ST distinguish SO/ST from SO/ST

He has to deal with many problems. He decided against taking the job in New York. I couldn't decide between the chicken dinner and the sushi.

He decide on taking the job in Los Angeles. He dedicated the song to his girlfriend. He demanded help from his coworkers. The cost of the carpet depends on the quality of the weaving. He derives a great deal of pleasure from his work. Nothing could deter her from becoming a policewoman. He devoted the song to his wife. Your results differ little from mine. He disagrees with me. Her parents disapprove of her job choice. He discouraged his son from quitting school. I discussed the situation with them. The expert couldn't distinguish between the real painting and the forgery. The expert couldn't distinguish the real painting from the forgery. The loud music distracted her from her work. I dream about traveling around the world.

distract SO from ST dream about

dream of dress SO in ST drink to

I dream of a day when poverty no longer exists. She dresses her twins in the same clothes. They drank to his new job.

elaborate on ST emerge from ST escape from (a place) exchange SO/ST for SO/ST exclude SO from ST excuse SO for ST expel SO from (a place) experiment on explain ST to SO

He elaborated on his earlier comments. The dragon emerged from its lair. They escaped from jail. They exchanged dollars for yen. He excluded them from the meeting. She excused them for being late. The leader was expelled from the country. They experimented on various ways of preventing the disease. The teacher explained the project to the students.

feel about feel like fight about fight against fight for fight with forget about forgive SO for ST

He felt bad about what he said. I feel like seeing a movie. They fought about who had to do the dishes. Martin Luther King fought against racism and oppression. He fought for improved working conditions. He fought with his parents throughout his teen years. She forgot about the meeting. She forgave him for the terrible things he said.

gamble on gawk at gaze at get back from (a place) get married to SO get rid of get through with get tired of get used to give ST to SO glare at gloat at grieve for gripe at SO grumble at SO about ST

I wouldn't gamble on that happening. They just gawked at me as though they didn't understand a thing. She gazed at the sight in wonder. He got back from work at 6 o'clock. John got married to Mary. He got rid of his old clothes. I'm never going to get through with this work. He got tired of the complaining. He needs to get used to the new working conditions. He gave the book to me. She glared at him in disbelief. He gloated at their failure. The nation is grieving for those who died in the accident. She always gripes at her husband. The old man always grumbles at his wife about their children never visiting.

happen to harp on hear about hear from SO hear of help SO with ST

What happened to him? She is constantly harping on her husband's bad eating habits. I have never heard about that policy before. Have you heard from your son recently? Have you ever heard of the Anasazi people? He helped me with my homework.

hide ST from SO hinder SO/ST from ST hinge on hope for

He hid his bad report card from his parents. Rebels are hindering aid workers from accessing the area. Success hinges on his participation in the project. The company hopes for better sales in the coming quarter.

insist on insure against interfere in ST interfere with ST introduce SO/ST to SO/ST invest in invite SO to involve SO/ST in ST

He insists on driving even though he is having vision problems. The investment does not insure against loss of income. The couple's parents should not interfere in their relationship. Don't interfere with the natural balance of nature. I introduced him to his girlfriend. We invested in that company. I invited her to the party. We involved them in the decision making.

jabber about joke about joke with SO about SO/ST jot down ST

He was jabbering about problems at work. We love to sit around and joke about old times. He was joking with me about the mistake I made. She jotted down notes as he spoke.

keep on (doing something) keep SO/ST from (doing something) keep ST for SO know about

She kept on talking I kept her from making the same mistake. He wants to keep the toy for his daughter. He knows a lot about that subject.

laugh about laugh at learn about lend ST to SO listen for listen to long for look at look forward to

She laughed about what the children had done. We always laugh at his jokes. I need to learn more about that topic. I lent my dictionary to her. The mechanic said I should listen for any squeaking sounds. He loves to listen to his MP3 player on the subway. I long for a week on the beach in Hawaii. Look at this old picture of my grandmother. I look forward to meeting her parents.

meet with SO mistake SO/ST for SO/ST

We will meet with the organizers next week. I mistook him for his twin brother.

nod at nod to

He nodded at the others. He nodded to them.

object to operate on

Do you object to my smoking? The surgeon operated on the conjoined twins.

participate in ST pay for persist in plan on praise SO for ST

We participated in the survey. He paid for our meal last night. The disease persists in rural farms throughout the region. We plan on attending the wedding. He praises his son for his good grades.

pray for prefer SO/ST to SO/ST prepare for present SO with ST prevent SO/ST from (doing something) prohibit SO from (doing something) provide for provide SO with ST provide SO/ST for SO punish SO for ST

The villagers prayed for rain. We prefer salmon to other kinds of fish. We are preparing for a long winter. He will present her with the award for best journalist. The campaign is designed to prevent young people from drinking. The school prohibits students from smoking. It is difficult for them to provide for their families. The school provides students with textbooks. The company will provide food and drinks for all. He was punished for his crimes.

quarrel with SO about ST quarrel with SO over ST

They quarreled with the waiter about the mistakes on the bill. He quarreled with her over her political beliefs.

react to recover from ST refer to ST relate to rely on remind SO of SO/ST reply to rescue SO from SO/ST

He reacted to the news negatively. He is recovering from his illness. He was referring to the chart on page 24. She is not related to their family. We rely on the latest information to make such decisions. He reminds me of my grandfather. We replied immediately to the letter. He rescued the puppy from the icy lake.

resign from ST respond to result in ST retire from ST

He resigned from the company. We responded to the request for help. His outburst result in his being fired. He retired from the company after 40 years of faithful service.

save SO from ST search for sentence SO to ST separate SO/ST from SO/ST share ST with SO shout at show ST to SO smile at SO speak to SO about SO/ST specialize in ST spend (money/time) on stand for stare at stem from stop SO from (doing something) subject SO to ST subscribe to

They are working to save mountain gorillas from extinction. The are searching for signs of life on Mars. The court sentenced him to 20 years in jail. He separated Billy from the others children. She shared her secret with the others. The old man shouted at the kids He showed the pictures to his friends. I smiled at the newcomers. The director spoke to the employees about the changes. He specializes in technical translation. They spent too much money on their new car. NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Why are they staring at me? The corruption charges stem from allegations of bribery. The environmental group stopped them from building the new hotel. They subject the students to unrealistic standards. He subscribed to that magazine.

substitute SO/ST for SO/ST subtract ST from ST succeed at ST succeed in (doing something) suffer from suspect SO of ST

You can substitute beef for pork if you don't eat pork. He subtracted the expenses from the profits. He will succeed at anything he does. He succeeded in finishing the marathon. She suffers from a rare genetic disorder. The police suspect them of smuggling drugs over the border.

take advantage of take care of talk about talk to tell SO about ST thank SO for ST think about think of toast to translate ST into (a language) trust SO with ST turn to

He took advantage of his connections at the company. He takes care of his pets. They talked about the recent problems. I need to talk to you for a few minutes. He told them about what happened. We thanked them for their hospitality. He thought about what she had said. They need to think of ways to reduce costs. Let's toast to a long marriage. He translated the instructions into Japanese. He trusted the new employee with the combination to the safe. They turned to page 123.

use ST for ST

They use wood for fuel.

vote against

She voted against the new proposal.

vote for

He voted for the most popular candidate.

wait for warn about waste (money/time) on wish for

I waited for them at the restaurant. They warned me about pickpockets in the train station. They wasted money on another new car.

The child wished for a new bicycle before he blew out the candles on his cake. I have worked for them for 20 years. They worked on the proposal for two weeks. She worries about her children. He wrote a book about his life. You need to write to your parents more often.

work for work on worry about write about write to SO

yap about yearn for

He always yaps about the good old days. He yearns for more adventure in his life.