Category: COLLOCATIONS

GRAMMAR + Prepositions

Verbs & Prepositions Some verbs are usually followed by prepositions before the object of the verb. These are called dependent prepositions and they are followed by a noun or a gerund (‘ing’ form). He’s waiting for a bus. For is the dependent preposition for ‘wait’ We can use other prepositions with ‘wait’ – e.g. He waited at …

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GRAMMAR – Prepositions + GERUND

When a verb follows a preposition, the verb must be in the gerund form [verb+ing]. This is a rules that has no exception. A lot of prepositions follow verbs (adjust to, agree with, depend on, etc), and if a second verb follows the prepositions , it MUST be gerund. Verb + Preposition + Gerund adapt …

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GRAMMAR – Collocations with GO

A collocation is made up of two or more words that are commonly used together. Think of collocations as words that usually go together. Sometimes GO is used without any preposition or article with creates the following list: Go home Go downtown Go abroad Go north/south Go left/right   We often GO TO a location. Look at this list: Go to school …

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