Here are some common adjectives which take prepositions:
Some common prepositions + at
- good AT (doing) something
- bad AT (doing) something
- excellent AT (doing) something
- brilliant AT (doing) something
- hopeless AT (doing) something
- I am not very good at tennis, but I am brilliant at playing squash.
Some common adjectives + to
- married TO someone
- nice TO someone
- kind TO someone
- good TO someone
- (im)polite TO someone
- rude TO someone
- (un)pleasant TO someone
- (un)friendly TO someone
- cruel TO someone
- John is married to Susan.
- That little boy in the shop was very polite to the shopkeeper.
- Alan is always unfriendly to his colleagues.
Some common adjectives + for
- sorry FOR (doing) something
- be (or) feel sorry FOR someone
- famous FOR something
- responsible FOR something
- I am sorry for breaking the glass.
- I feel sorry for Peter, he failed his exam.
- Roger Federer is famous for being a tennis player.
- You are responsible for your personal belongings.
Some common adjectives + of
- fond OF something (or) someone
- full OF something
- short OF something
- I am short of money; can you lend me €10?
- Fizzy soft drinks are usually full of sugar and preservatives.
- I am fond of my cousin Jennifer.
Other adjectives + prepositions
- keen ON something
- similar TO something
- crowded WITH something (or) somebody
- sorry ABOUT something
- interested IN something
- I am keen on learning Spanish.
- My exam results were similar to Alexander’s.
- The bus in the morning is crowded with people going to work.
- I’m sorry about breaking your vase.
- She’s really interested in studying medicine.