September 20th, 2013 in Improve English
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 with.
He was afflicted with polio.
He left the firm because he couldn’t agree with their policies.
I was angry with her for lying to me.
Of late, he has been busy with his studies.
He was charged with the murder of his girlfriend.
I don’t want to compete with her.
We regret that we cannot comply with your request.
He is thoroughly conversant with the plan.
You must learn how to deal with different kinds of people.
I entirely disagree with you.
I was disappointed with my performance.
I am disgusted with his behavior.
The police inspector was entrusted with the task of suppressing the riots.
I am familiar with this matter.
I don’t want to spend the rest of my life fighting with the tax office.
The laboratory was furnished with all necessary equipment.
This handwriting is identical with that.
She is ill with pneumonia.
I am very impressed with your performance.
You may cultivate your hobbies as long as they do not interfere with your studies.
Please don’t try to meddle with my affairs.
He doesn’t easily mix with other people.
I was overwhelmed with grief.
I can’t part with this home.
He is very popular with the masses.
She is now reconciled with her husband.
I sympathize with you.
He tampered with the office files and registers.
We have come to an understanding with the workers.