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Verb + preposition (3) Unit 127

Unit 127

Verb + preposition (3)


Посмотрите на список конструкций глагол + предлог:



search (a person / a place / a bag и т.д.) FOR someone/something:

- I've searched the whole house for my keys but I still can't

find them.

- The police are searching for the escaped prisoner.

shout AT someone (когда Вы сердитесь):

- He was very angry and started shouting at me.

однако: shout TO someone

(так, что они могут слышать Вас):

- He shouted to me from the other side of the street.

speak/talk TO someone (также можно использовать менее общепринятое `with'):

- (on the telephone) Hello, can I speak to Jane, please?

- Who was that man I saw you talking to in the pub?

suffer FROM an illness:

- The number of people suffering from heart disease has increased.

think ABOUT someone/something (= concentrate the mind on):

- You're quiet this morning. What are you thinking about?

- I've thought about what you said and I've decided to take your


- `Will you lend me the money?' `I'll think about it.'

think OF someone/something (= remember, bring to mind, have an idea):

- He told me his name but I can't think of it now.

(но не `think about it')

- That's a good idea. Why didn't I think of that?

Мы также используем think OF, когда интересуемся

чьим-то мнением или высказываем свое:

- `What did you think of the film?' `I didn't think much of it.'

Различие между think OF и think ABOUT иногда очень

мало. Часто можно употреблять либо OF, либо ABOUT:

- My sister is thinking of (или about) going to Canada.

- Tom was thinking of (или about) buying a new car but changed

his mind.

- When I'm alone, I often think of (или about) going to Canada.

wait FOR someone/something:

- I'm not going out yet. I'm waiting for the rain to stop.


write TO someone:

- Sorry I haven't written to you for such a long time




Мы не ставим предлогов со следующими глаголами:


phone someone Did you phone your father yesterday?

discuss something We discussed many things at the meeting.

enter (= go into a place) She felt nervous as she entered the room.



О конструкции глагол + предлог + -ing см.Unit 60a.

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