Verbs and dependent prepositions |
Adjectives and dependent prepositions |
Nouns and dependent prepositions |

abide by | according to | in agreement |

abstain from | accustomed to | attack on |

accuse (somebody) of sth | afraid of | attitude towards |

add to | annoyed with/about/at | on behalf of |

adhere to | anxious about | comparison between |

agree with | ashamed of | on condition (that) |

aim at/for | astonished at | connection between |

allow for | attached to | cruelty towards |

apologise to someone for something | aware of | decrease in |

apply for | delighted at/about | delay in |

approve of | different from | difference between/of |

argue with/about | dissatisfied with | difficulty in/with |

arrest (somebody) for | doubtful about | disadvantage of |

ask for | enthusiastic about | in doubt |

attend to | envious of | under guarantee |

believe in | excited about | increase in |

belong to | famous for | information about |

blame (somebody) for | fed up with | intention of |

boast about | fond of | knowledge of |

borrow (something) from (somebody) | frightened of | need for |

call for | friendly with | notice of |

care for | good at | in order |

choose between | guilty of | pleasure in |

comment on | incapable of | in power |

compare with | interested in | in practice |

complain about | jealous of | preference for |

concentrate on | keen on | protection from |

conform to | kind to | reaction to |

congratulate sb on/congratulations on | mad at/about | reason for |

consent to | opposed to | reduction in |

consist of | pleased with | report on |

deal with | popular with | result of |

decide on | proud of | rise in |

excel at/in | puzzled by/about | at risk |

excuse (somebody) for | safe from | room for |

face up to | satisfied with | solution to |

forgive (somebody) for | sensitive to(wards) | on strike |

hear of/about | serious about | on suspicion of |

hope for | sick of | under suspicion |

insist on | similar to | in theory |

interfere with/in | sorry for/about | in trouble |

joke about | suspicious of | trouble with |

laugh at | sympathetic to(wards) | Opportunity to/of |

lend (something) to (somebody) | tired of | Chance to/of |

listen to | typical of | Advantage to/of |

long for | unaware of | Question about |

mistake (somebody) for | used to | Way to |

object to | Useful to sb/for sth | Alternative to |

pay for | Useful in/for doing sth | Solution to |

praise (somebody) for | Familiar with/to | Similarity to |

prepare for | Absent from | Prospect of/for |

present (somebody) with | Accustomed to | Sequel to |

prevent (somebody) from | Devoid of | Lack of |

protest about | accompanied by | Answer to |

provide (somebody) with | accustomed to | Reply to |

punish (somebody) for | achieved by | Response to |

refer to | adequate for | Interest in |

rely on | adjacent to | Objection to |

run for | adverse to | Attitude to |

save (somebody) from | challenged with | Damage to |

sentence (somebody) to | characterized by | Addiction to |

smile at | charged to | Escape from |

succeed in | charged with | Relief from |

suffer from | close to | Gratitude for |

stand for | clustered in | Insurance against |

talk to (somebody) about (something) | common to | Matter of |

thank (somebody) for | common with, in | Return from/to |

think of/about | aimed at | Change from/to |

volunteer to | alternative to | Recovery from |

wait for | amenable to | Belief in |

warn (somebody) about | analogous to | Participation in |

worry about | appropriate for | Success in |

Expect someone to do sth | arranged in/into | Rise in |

Defend sb against sth | Attracted by/to | Increase in |

account for | aware of | Decrease in |

acquaint with | based on | Fall in |

act upon | bound to | Purpose of/in |

action of X on Y | bonded by | Solution to |

adapt X to Y | capable of | Thought of |

add up to | comparable to/with | Fear of |

adjust to | compatible with | Possibility of |

cause X to do Y | conscious of | Advantage of/in |

change X into Y | consequent from | Aspect of |

change X with/for Y | conservative over | Demand for |

check whether | consistent with | Prelude to |

choose from / choose between | contaminated with | Effect of |

coincide with | contingent to | Task of |

coerce X to Y | contrary to | Idea of |

collaborate with | convertible into | Amazement at |

collide with | de fi ned as | Insistence on |

combine X with Y | de fi ned by | Craving for |

command X to do Y | designated by | Difficulty in |

comment on | designed by | Delay in |

commit X to Y | devoid of | Cure for |

advise X to do Y | different from | Reason for |

affiliate to/with | dissolved in | Excuse for |

aid X to do Y | distinct from | Desire for |

aim to | emitted by | Trouble with |

allocate X to Y | empty of | Problem with |

allow for | endowed with | Matter with |

allow X to do Y | entitled to | Experience of/with/in |

ally with | equipped with | Boredom with |

amount to | equivalent to | Method of |

appeal to | essential to | Relationship with |

append X to Y | expressed by | Attack on |

apply X to Y | expressed in | Dependence on |

approve of | external to | Pressure on |

arise from | faced with | Story about |

arrive (at) | formed by | Argument about |

ask for X | formed on | Excitement about |

ask X to do Y | full of | Confusion about |

assign X to Y | fundamental to | Difference between |

assimilate X into Y | graduated in | Confusion between |

assist in | guided by | Responsibility for |

assist X to do Y | identical to | Surprise at |

assist X with Y | immersed in | Point of/in |

associate X with Y | impermeable to | Awareness of |

attach X to Y | implicated in | Understanding of |

Give attention to | inclusive of | Opinion of |

Attract X to Y | incompatible with | Cause of |

attribute X to Y | incongruous with | Lack of |

balance X with/against Y | increased by | Suspicion of |

bear in mind | indebted to | Proof of |

call attention to | independent of | Cost of |

begin with | infected with | Danger of |

believe in | inferior to | Example of |

belong to | inherent in | Satisfaction with |

benefit from | inspired by | Damage to |

bind X to Y | intended for | in the absence of |

Give birth to | internal to | In accordance with |

blame X for Y | irrespective of | adherence to |

borrow from | isomorphic to | addition of |

cater for | joined to | advantage of X over Y |

compare X to/with Y | key to | chances of |

compel X to do Y | likened to | clue to |

compensate for | linear to | coef fi cient on |

comply with | linked to | combination of X and Y |

made up of | allowance for | |

measured in | alteration in | |

conceive of | At most | answer to |

concentrate on | neglectful of | appointment with |

open to | approach to | |

concur with | originate from/by | article on/about |

confer with | parallel to/with | on/under the assumption |

confer X on Y | peculiar to | attention on |

confine X to Y | permeable to | book on/about |

conform to | perpendicular to | At the bottom |

congratulate X on Y | pertaining to | candidate for |

entrust X with Y | poor in | capacity for |

connect to/with | predicted by | In cash |

consign X to Y | preliminary to | comparison of X and Y |

consist of | preoccupied with | In compliance with |

consult (with) | Prior to | concession to |

proportional to | confidence in | |

Contribute to | protective of/towards/against | con fl ict with |

converge to / in | reduced to | confusion with/between |

convert X into Y | regarded as | constraint on |

convert X to Y | regardless of | contact in |

convey X to Y | related to | In contact with |

convince X to do Y | relating to | On the contrary |

cooperate for a purpose | relative to | In control |

cooperate in work | required for | In contrast to |

cooperate with X | resistant to | Out of control |

coordinate X with Y | responsible for | de fi ciency of X in Y |

cope with | responsive to | delay in |

correct X to Y | rich in | dependence on |

correlate X with Y | satis fi ed with | deposit on/onto |

correspond to | sensitive to | deviation in |

correspond with | similar to | difference from/between |

count on | skilled in | difference in |

counteract by | soluble in | dif fi culty in |

sponsored by | displacement of | |

credit for | stored in | downstream of |

deal with | subjected to | duty to |

debate about | subsequent to | effect of X on Y |

decide for/against | successful in | emphasis on |

decide on | suitable for | evidence from |

decompose X into Y | suited to | evidence of/for |

decrease in | superimposable to | excess of X in Y |

deduce X from Y | superior to | experience in |

defend X from Y | susceptible to | exposure to |

degenerate into | synchronous with | extension of |

deliver X to Y | tailored for | fault in/with |

demand that X do Y | tending to | feasibility of |

denote X by/with Y | thanks to | feature of |

depend on | tied to | fl uctuation in |

deprive X of Y | together with | immunity to |

derive X from/by Y | transparent to | impact on |

detach X from Y | transverse to | importance to |

deter X from Y | vital to | improvement in/on |

develop X into Y | composed of | incident upon |

deviate from | comprised of/in | infl uence of X on Y |

devote to | concerned with/about | insertion into |

diagnose X as being Y | contained in | At an instant |

die of | coupled with | interest in |

differ from | At interval | |

differentiate between | Under investigation | |

direct X to do Y | lack of | |

disagree with | On the left | |

disassociate from | On the right | |

discourage X from doing Y | On a level | |

discuss X with Y | In the light of | |

dispense with | likelihood of | |

distinguish between X and Y | Within a limit | |

distinguish X from Y | loss of | |

divide (up) X into Y | In a magazine | |

divide by | On a map | |

dominate over | At a maximum | |

doubt whether | At a minimum | |

draw attention to | By means of | |

draw on | In the middle | |

drawback of/to | By mistake | |

drive by | modification to | |

dry in | In motion | |

elevate X to Y | By nature | |

embark on | necessity of | |

enable X to do Y | By necessity | |

encourage X to do Y | neighbor of | |

enquire into | On an occasion | |

enroll in | In operation | |

ensue from | An opportunity for | |

enter [into] | In the order of | |

equal to | overview of | |

equate to | In parallel | |

equate X with Y | part of | |

equip X for Y | In a pattern | |

exchange X for/with Y | permission to | |

exclude X from Y | persistence in | |

exert X on Y | On the phone | |

expect X to do Y | In place of | |

experiment with | From point of view | |

explain X to Y | At a point | |

expose X to Y | possession of, in | |

extend X to Y | possibility of | |

fill in/out | To the power of | |

fill with | In practice | |

fit in | in the presence of | |

fit with | At the press | |

fit X into Y | at a pressure | |

focus (X) on Y | Under pressure | |

follow on from | pretext for | |

force X to do Y | In principle | |

free X of/from Y | Probability of | |

generate X from/by Y | problem with | |

give rise to | product of | |

grant X to Y | In progress | |

group X into Y | In proportion to | |

guarantee against | On purpose | |

guarantee X that Y | In question | |

help X to do Y | Atrandom | |

help X with Y | in the range | |

hide X from Y | at a rate | |

hold (true) for | reason for | |

immerse X into Y | With reference to | |

impart X to Y | relation with/between | |

impose X on Y | relationship between/among | |

improve on | relief from | |

include X in Y | In relief | |

incorporate X into Y | representative of | |

induce X to do Y | request (n) for | |

infl uence (v) X | research on/about/into | |

initiate X into Y | resistance to | |

inject X into Y | respect (n) for | |

input into | With respect to | |

inscribe with | In respect | |

insert X into Y | In response to | |

insist on | result from | |

interact with | As a result of | |

interfere with | review of/on | |

introduce in/into | In a review | |

introduce X to Y | rise in | |

invest (X) in Y | risk of | |

investigate (into) | room for | |

invite X to do Y | as a rule | |

know of/about | for the sake of | |

last for | At the same time | |

lay stress on | On a scale | |

lend force to | Beyond the scope | |

liaise with | In a sense | |

license X to do Y | In series | |

limit X to Y | shares in | |

load X into/onto Y | solution to/of/for | |

look forward to | specialist in | |

map onto | study on/of, a | |

map X on/onto Y | Under study | |

mean by | In succession | |

mediate between | suitability of X for Y | |

meet (with) | In summary | |

mistake X for Y | support for | |

mix X with Y | survey of/on | |

modify X into Y | At temperature | |

move X to Y | tendency to | |

multiply by | In terms of | |

oblige X to do Y | Tests on | |

offer to do X for Y | In theory | |

occur in | At the top | |

organize X into Y | At the bottom | |

painted [with] | trouble with | |

participate in | On the TV/on TV | |

partition X into Y | unit of | |

pay attention to | upstream of | |

pay X for Y | Under vacuum | |

penetrate into | In value | |

permit X to do Y | At variance | |

persist in | variation in | |

persuade X to do Y | On the whole | |

play a part in | ||

point out | ||

point to (at) | ||

give precedence to | ||

have precedence over | ||

predominate over | ||

prefer X to Y | ||

prepare X for Y | ||

prescribe X for Y | ||

preside over | ||

prevail over | ||

prevent X from | ||

proceed with | ||

profi t from | ||

project X onto//upon Y | ||

prompt X to do Y | ||

propose X to Y | ||

protect X from/against Y | ||

protest against | ||

Prove X on Y | ||

provide against | ||

provide for | ||

provide X with Y | ||

provoke X to do Y | ||

put in/into | ||

raise X by | ||

raise X to | ||

ratio of X to Y | ||

react to/with | ||

recede from | ||

recommend that X do Y | ||

reduce X to | ||

refer X to Y | ||

re fi ne X into Y | ||

reinforce with | ||

relate to | ||

release X from Y | ||

relieve X from/of Y | ||

rely on | ||

remind X to do Y | ||

remove X from Y | ||

reorganize X into Y | ||

replace X by/with Y | ||

reply to | ||

report on/about | ||

request X to do Y | ||

require that X do Y | ||

respond to | ||

restrict X to Y | ||

result (v) in | ||

risk to | ||

Play a role in | ||

Say to | ||

seal off/up | ||

search for | ||

select X from/by Y | ||

separate X from Y | ||

serve as | ||

serve to | ||

share X with Y | ||

shield X from Y | ||

solve X with Y | ||

Speak to/with/about | ||

stand for | ||

step in | ||

stimulate X to do Y | ||

stop X in order to do Y | ||

stop X from doing Y | ||

stress on | ||

subject X to Y | ||

submit X to Y | ||

substitute by/with/for | ||

subtract x from y | ||

succeed in | ||

suffer from | ||

supply X to Y | ||

switch from X to Y | ||

sympathize with | ||

synchronize X with Y | ||

take part in | ||

take X from Y | ||

take X into account | ||

talk about | ||

tally with | ||

teach X to do Y | ||

trace out | ||

transform X into Y | ||

translate X into Y | ||

transmit X to Y | ||

turn X into Y | ||

unite X with/to Y | ||

urge X to do Y | ||

vary in | ||

vary with | ||

verify whether | ||

vouch for | ||

wait for X to do Y | ||

want X to do Y | ||

warn X about/against Y | ||

work on | ||

yield to |