a cheque FOR (a
sum of money):
sent me a cheque for $ 50.
a demand / a need
firm closed down because there wasn't enough demand
a reason FOR
train was late but no-one knew the reason for
a rise / an increase / a fall / a decrease IN
has been an increase in road accidents
an advantage / a disadvantage OF something:
advantage of living alone is
that you can do what you like.
однако говорят `there is an advantage in doing something':
There are many advantages
in living alone.
a cause OF something:
knows what the cause of
the explosion was.
a photograph / a picture OF someone/something:
always keeps a photograph of
his wife in his wallet.
accident was my fault, so I paid for the damage to
a party / a
you get an invitation to the party?
a reaction TO something:
- I was
surprised at his reaction to
what I said.
a solution TO a problem / an answer TO a question /
a reply TO
- Do you
think we'll find a solution to
answer to your question is
an attitude TO/TOWARDS
attitude to/towards his job is very
a relationship / a connection / contact WITH
- Do you
have a good relationship with your parents?
want to question a man in connection
with the robbery.
однако: a relationship / a connection / contact / a difference BETWEEN
have said that there is no connection between
are some differences between British English