Verb + Object + preposition

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Prefer someone/something TO someone/something :

– I prefer tea to coffee.

Protect someone/something FROM someone/something:

– He put sun-tan oil on his body to protect his skin from the sun.

Provide someone WITH something:

– The school provides all its students with books.

Regard someone/something AS something:

– I’ve always regarded you as one of my best friends.

Remind someone OF someone/something :

– This house reminds me of the one I lived in when I was a child.

– Look at this photograph of Tom. Who does he remind you of?

Однако: remind someone ABOUT something :

– I’m glad you reminded me about the party. I had completely forgotten it.

Remind someone to do something.

Sentence someone TO :

– He was found guilty and sentenced to six months’ imprisonment.

Spend ON something:

– How much money do you spend on food each week?

Note that we usually say `spend doing something’:

– I spend a lot of time reading.

Throw something AT someone/something :

– Someone threw an egg at the minister while he was speaking.

Однако: throw something TO someone :

– Ann shouted `Catch!’ and threw the keys to me from the window.

Translate FROM one language INTO another language:

– George Orwell’s books have been translated into many languages.

Warn someone ABOUT someone/something :

– I knew she was a bit strange before I met her. Tom had warned me about her.

– Everybody has been warned about the dangers of smoking.

Verb + Object + preposition