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Adjective Combinations + English Gerunds

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Adjective Combinations + Gerunds

Gerunds also follow common adjective + preposition combinations. Remember that prepositions are always followed by the gerund form. In other words, any adjective + preposition form you learn will always be followed by the gerund if used in combination with a verb. Here are some of the most common adjective + preposition combinations:

accustomed to
afraid of
bored with
concerned about
convinced of
dedicated to
disappointed in
exposed to
filled with
guilty of
innocent of
interested in
known for
proud of
remembered for
scared of
tired of
upset with
worried about

Examples:

She's interested in taking French lessons.
The man was found guilty of committing the crime.
Tom is proud of donating his free time to the charity.

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