Adjective Preposition Gerund (PDF)

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N. ADJECTIVE                TURKISH MEANING                        SAMPLE SENTENCES

 1. accustomed to           alışkın olamak(used to)                My father is accustomed to drinking cold water even in winters.
 2. afraid of               korkmuş olmak                          My mother was afraid of being alone.
 3. angry at                kızgın olmak                           My father gets angry at being told a lie.
 4. appropriate for         uygun olmak                            This novel isn't appropriate for including on an elementery level reading list.
 5. ashamed of              utanmış olmak                          He doesn't seem ashamed of not doing his part at work.
 6. aware of                haberdar olmak                         Children become aware of observing social rules as they develope.
 7. be better off           daha iyi olur (had better)             They would be better off setting out now instead of at night.
 8. be guilty of            suçlu olmak                            Davis was guilty of abducting Senator Robinson's son.
 9. be intent on            kararlı olmak                          No one spoke, everyone was intent on listening.
11. bored with              canı sıkılmış olmak                    I got bored with listening to your complaints all the time.
12. concerned about         endişelenmiş olmak                     The new government is concerned about reducing the inflation rate.
13. concerned with          ilgilenmek                             She doesn't seem concerned with playing chess with me.
14. content with            memnun olmak                           Selina didn't appear content with coming second in the race.
15. delighted at/with/by    memnun olmak                           Tom was delighted at receiving an invitation to the party.
16. different from          -den farklı olmak                      Recognising one is different from knowing one.
17. essential to/for        gerekli olmak                          Good food is essential for building a healthy body.
18. excellent in/at         bir şeyde mükemmel olmak               That cunning shopkeeper was excellent in fooling his customers.
19. excited about           heyecanlanmak                          A young teacher was excited about starting to work at the school.
20. exposed to              maruz kalmak                           The poor man has been exposed to being teased by some spoilt children.
21. famous for              ünlü olmak(known for)                  This teacher is famous for being productive.
22. fed up with             bıkmış olmak                           John was fed up with waiting for his friends.
23. feel guilty about/for   bir şey hak./için suçlu his.           Ronda feels guilty for having forgotten her mother's birthday.
24. fond of                 düşkün olmak                           My father is fond of cooking.
25. generous about          cömert olmak                           He is always generous about tipping waiters.
26. good at                 bir şeyde iyi olmak                    The Senator is good at manipulating people.
27. grateful to smb. for    brn.e bir şey için minnettar olm.      I'm grateful to you for helping me with the project.
28. happy about             mutlu olmak                            The young lovers are happy about being together.
29. hopeless at             yeteneksiz olmak(terrible at)          Adrian is hopeless at writing poetry, but he is good at reading it.
30. incapable of            yeteneksiz olmak                       The company seems incapable of managing this responsibility.
31. interested in           ilgilenmek                             Roman is interested in collecting stamps.
32. jealous of              kıskanmış olmak                        Nina is jealous of her husband's talking to his workmates.
33. keen on                 düşkün olmak                           Richard is very keen on playing tennis.
34. lazy about              tembel olmak                           William is lazy about tidying up his clothes.
35. opposed to              karşı olmak                            I'm opposed to hitting children for any reason.
36. proud of                gururlu olmak                          Fiona is proud of getting things done quickly.
37. responsible for         sorumlu olmak(liable for)              Parents are responsible for raising their children.
38. similar to              benzer olmak                           Teaching is quite similar to acting.
39. sorry about             üzgün olmak                            My father is sorry about not having gone to college.
40. successful in           başarılı olmak                         The new system has proved to be successful in extending trading hours.
41. suitable for            uygun olmak                            The small jars aren't suitable for storing rice or pasta.
42. sure of(about)          emin olmak                             To be sure of winning the championship, F.bahçe must beat G.saray.
43. surprised at            şaşırmak                               I was surprised at seeing you at the party,for I thought you had left for work.
44. terrified of            korkmuş olmak                          The robber was terrified of being caught by the police.
45. tired from              yorulmak                               I'm tired from lifting this heavy box. Can you give me a hand?
46. tired of                bıkmış olmak                           I'm tired of being asked the same questions repeatedly.
47. worried about           endişelenmek                        SoSome consumers are worried about using their credit cards over the Internet