September 24th, 2013 in English Learning
It is not always easy to know which preposition to use after a particular noun, verb or adjective. Here is a list of common combinations with the preposition from.
He has been absent from school since Monday.
The laborers abstained from work yesterday.
He was the first to alight from the plane.
Never deviate from the path of truth.
This plan differs from the earlier plan.
I tried to dissuade him from taking such a course.
This is similar to the other tune, but quite distinct from it.
The two sisters look alike. You can’t distinguish one from the other.
I have nothing to hide from you.
I parted from my friends and went home.
We must prevent him from entering the premises.
We were prohibited from entering the cave.
He has completely recovered from his illness.
You must refrain from smoking and drinking.
This medicine will give you instant relief from pain.
This area abounds in valuable minerals.
He was absorbed in work.
Do you believe in ghosts?
I don’t think you can fully confide in him.
A diet deficient in iron can cause anemia.
He is very negligent in his studies.
He takes great pride in his heritage.
She is well-versed in oriental languages.
He is wanting in sympathy.