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Sec 16: The Infinitive

1. It is easy
2. It is very easy
3. It is hard
4. It is not difficult
5. It is dangerous
6. It is sensible
7. It is stupid
8. It is impossible
9. It is certain
10. It is likely
11. It is necessary

Sec 15: Indirect Questions

He asked her where he lives.
I want to know what the time is.
I’ll ask them why Ali is absent.
I don’t know where the chalk is.
I don’t want to know.
He asked me
Please ask him
I’ll find out
I’ll tell you.
Can you see.
I wonder

Sec 14: Preposition + adjectives

afraid, ashamed, aware
    of

eligible
    to
    for

good
    at

interested
    in

allergic
    to

fond
    of

happy
    with

Sec 13: Preposition + Verbs

decide
    on (a matter)

differ
    from (a feature)
    with (a person)

engage
    in (a conversation)

find fault
    with (others)

insist
    on (rights)

live
    at (at address)
    in (a flat)
    on (an item of food)
    with (somebody)

object
    to (a remark)

quarrel
    with (somebody)

rely
    on (a person)

resort
    to (a drastic measure)

subscribe
    to (a magazine)

subsists
    on (an item)

Sec 12: Preposition + Verb

agree
    to (a proposal)
    with (somebody)

believe
    in (a religion)
    to (a club)

centre
    on (a topic)

comply
    with (rules)

conform
    to (rules)

confide
    in (a person)

consist
    of (different parts)

conversant
    with (a topic)

depend
    on (somebody)

Sec 11: Prepositions – The Links

Combinations:

Preposition readily combine with nouns, verbs and adjectives.
+ nouns:
aptitude, talent for
belief, faith in
prooft of
sympathy for, with
praise for, of
+verbs
annoyed 
    by (a remark)
    with (somebody)
argue
    about (an issue)
    with (a person)
    for, against (a proposal)
account 
    for (missing items)
accustomed 
    to (an activity)
accused 
    of (a crime)
 

Sec 6: The Present Participle 2

People living near the sea can usually swim.

Boys living outstation can go home now.

Girls not wearing a badge will get into trouble.

Cyclists not showing a light at night may be killed.

Shoes needing repair must be handed in today.

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Sec 9: The Present Participle 3

Knowing that I was late, I ran all the way.

Hoping to frighten the dog, he threw a stone at it.

Feeling rather ill yesterday, I decided to stay at home.

Thinking that the tin was empty, she threw it away.

(Note: In this type of structure, the present participle comes before the word to which it refers. Do not use this pattern unless it is clear that the participle expression refers to the subject of the following clause.