Tip of the Week 21 – 2018 – verbs + prepositions


Englisch lernen mit PS Sprachenservice

Business Englisch Vokabeltraining

Auf unserer Webseite und in unserem PS eLearning Portal lernen Sie kostenlos und online Business Englisch mit unserem professionellen Vokabel Training und Übungen für die wichtigsten Regeln der englischen Grammatik.

Wir vermitteln Wissen rund um die englische Sprache in kleinen Einheiten, damit Sie nicht aus der Übung kommen.

Unser Tip of the Week erscheint wöchentlich. Er erreicht Sie auch direkt auf Ihrem Smartphone, Tablet oder Ihrem Computer. „Liken“ Sie uns einfach auf Facebook. Den Rest übernehmen wir!

Wir wünschen viel Spaß und bis nächste Woche!

Tip of the Week 20- 2018 – verbs + prepositions

Word Play – take a look at the family of words belonging to ‚verbs + prepositions‘ and how they can be used.  You can then practice with our free online eLearning.

PS eLearning Portal

To practice please visit PS Spachenservice’s eLearning site at:

e-learning-button

Unfortunately English verbs take many different prepositions and I’m afraid you just have to learn them.

Some of them can take different prepositions which change the meaning completely.
e.g.  look for = suchen      and       look after = betreuen

 

Take a look at our list:

responsible for – I am responsible for the maintenance.
depend on – We depend on reliable suppliers.
according to – According to the report we must save money.
result in – The accident resulted in a delay.
interested in – I am interested in travelling to India.
caused by – The delay was caused by an accident.
work for/at – I work for/at Musterfirma.
work on – I am working on a sales project.
lead to – Machine faults often lead to delays.
rely on – We rely on punctual deliveries.
wait for – We are waiting for the delivery.
apologise for – We apologise for the delay.
apologise to – We apologised to the customer.
protect from/against – The box is protected against damage.
specialise in – We specialise in customised products.
agree with somebody/to something – I agree with you.       – I agree to your idea.
talk about – We are talking about the delay.
talk to/with – We are talking to/with the customer.
take part in – We are taking part in a workshop.
think about – I am thinking about Alan’s idea.
think of – I am thinking about Alan’s idea.
worry about – We are worried about the drop in sales.
pay for – We have to pay for the goods by 10 February.
listen to – I am listening to the radio.
ask about – We need to ask about the delivery date.
consist of – The shipment consists of four pallets.
suffer from – We are suffering from a drop in sales.
plan for/with – We need to plan for emergencies.       – I am doing the planning with Sandra.
compare with/to – Sales are better compared to 2015.
complain about/to – I complained about my hotel room.           – I complained to the hotel manager.
adhere to – We have to adhere to the rules.
comply with – We have to comply with the new guidelines.
apply for/to – Sandra has applied for a new job.             – Sandra applied to Musterfirma.