Verb + preposition

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Search FOR someone/something:

– I’ve searched the whole house for my keys but I still can’t find them.

– The police are searching for the escaped prisoner.

Shout AT someone :

– He was very angry and started shouting at me.

Однако: shout TO someone :

– He shouted to me from the other side of the street.

Speak/talk TO someone :

– Hello, can I speak to Jane, please?

– Who was that man I saw you talking to in the pub?

Suffer FROM an illness:

– The number of people suffering from heart disease has increased.

Think ABOUT someone/something :

– You’re quiet this morning. What are you thinking about?

– I’ve thought about what you said and I’ve decided to take your advice.

– `Will you lend me the money?’

`I’ll think about it.’

Think OF someone/something :

– He told me his name but I can’t think of it now.

– That’s a good idea. Why didn’t I think of that?

Мы также используем think OF, когда интересуемся чьим-то мнением или высказываем свое:

– `What did you think of the film?’ `I didn’t think much of it.’

Различие между think OF и think ABOUT иногда очень мало. Часто можно употреблять либо OF, либо ABOUT:

– My sister is thinking of going to Canada.

– Tom was thinking of buying a new car but changed his mind.

– When I’m alone, I often think of going to Canada.

Wait FOR someone/something:

– I’m not going out yet. I’m waiting for the rain to stop.

Write TO someone:

– Sorry I haven’t written to you for such a long time

Мы не ставим предлогов со следующими глаголами:

Phone someone: Did you phone your father yesterday?

Discuss something: We discussed many things at the meeting.

Enter : She felt nervous as she entered the room.

Verb + preposition