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Verb + preposition (2) Unit 126

Unit 126

Verb + preposition (2)


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глагол + предлог:


dream ABOUT someone/something:

- I dreamt about you last night.


dream OF being something/doing something (= imagine):

- I often dream of being rich.

также: `(I) wouldn't dream (of doing something)':

- `Don't tell anyone what I said.' `No, I wouldn't dream of it.'

happen TO someone/something:

- A strange thing happened to me the other day.

- What happened to that gold watch you used to have?

hear ABOUT something (= be told about something):

- Did you hear about the fight in the club on Saturday night?

- Have you heard about Jane? She's getting married.

hear OF someone/something (= know that someone/something exists):

- `Who is Tom Madely?' `I have no idea. I've never heard of him.'

- Have you heard of a company called 'Smith Electrics'?

hear FROM someone (= receive a letter / telephone call from someone):

- `Have you heard from Ann recently?' `Yes, she wrote to me last


laugh/smile AT someone/something:

- I look stupid with this haircut. Everyone will laugh at me.

listen TO someone/something:

- We spent the evening listening to records.

live ON money/food:

- George's salary is very low. It isn't enough to live on.

look AT someone/something (= look in the direction of):

- Why are you looking at me like that?

также: have a look AT, stare AT, glance AT

look FOR someone/something (= try to find):

- I've lost my keys. Can you help me look for them?

look AFTER someone/something (= take care of):

- She's very old. She needs someone to look after her.

- You can borrow this book if you promise to look after it.

pay (someone) FOR something:

- I didn't have enough money to pay for the meal.

однако: pay a bill / a fine / $50 / a fare / taxes и т.д. (без предлога).

rely ON someone/something:

- You can rely on Jack. He always keeps his promises.



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