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Word combinations with preposition of
It is not always easy to know which preposition to use after a particular noun, adjective or verb. Here is a list of some common word combinations with the preposition of.
Accuse somebody of something
She accused me of stealing her flowers.
He is afraid of the dark.
Send an email for details of our special offer.
A week after the accident she died of her injuries.
Note that die can also be followed by from.
Dream of (= think about, imagine)
I often dream of being a great writer.
Dream about / of (while asleep)
Could you tell me what it means if you dream of snakes?
She is an example of patience and perseverance.
Get out of a car, taxi or small boat
The idea of Ö-ing
I donít like the idea of getting old.
Now that she has got a good job she can be independent of her parents.
Lack of time prevented me from writing.
I want proof of your love.
She reminds me of Princess Diana.
The thought of
I hate the thought of going back to work.
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