(4)与to连用的形容词(包括close, cruel, dear, new,obvious, polite, sensitive, rude, useful,similar等)：
Most people are sensitive to criticism.
He was never rude to his parents.
I can't understand why he was so cruel to hisbrother/good to that dog/polite to you.
Though the bicycle is old, it is very dear to me.
All these words are new to me.
Our house is close to a river.
It's obvious to everyone that he's lying.
These books are useful to/for foreign students.
My car is similar to yours.
(5)与at连用的形容词(包括good, bad, clever, expert, quick, slow等)：
Jane is good/bad at swimming.
George is expert at/in flying a plane.
Sally is not/very clever at mathematics, but she's clever at making dresses.
Tom is quick/slow at learning new things.
(6)与 from连用的形容词(包括away, different, far, safe等)：
It was very different from modern car races but no less exciting.
While you're away from home, I'll look after the children.
The lake is far from London.
The man was far from comfortable while being confined to the wooden box.
The village is safe from floods.
(7)与in连用的形容词(包括 fortunate, honest, weak等)：
You're fortunate in having a house of your own.
Frank is honest in business.
I'm weak in/at chemics.
(8)与on连用的形容词(包括dependent, intent, keen等)：
She was keen on tennis.
You shouldn't be so intent on making money.
Are you still dependent on your father?
(9)与about连用的形容词(包括 curious, doubtful, right, uneasy 等)：
She is uneasy about her future.
He was curious about the strange noise.
I'm doubtful about/of his words.
词汇学习 Word study
They charged us too much for repairs.
How much do you charge for this dress?
The police charged him with murder.
He charged Gary with speeding.
The bull charged at the drunk.
Suddenly a dog barked and charged out of the house.
The crowd broke into cheers and the drunk bowed.
The beggar bowed his thanks when people gave him money.
As she couldn't answer the question, she bowed her head.
Why did you bow to their decision?
He finally bowed before money and married the other girl.
My mother is bowed with age.
The little tree is bowed with snow.
练习答案 Key to written exercises
A unaware of(1.2); busy with(1.3); sensitive to(1.5); sure of(1.7); close to(1.8); sorryfor(1.10)
B 1 of 2 in…at 3 in…for
4 to…about 5 with…on 6 at…with
7 to…for 8 in 9 to…to
10 of 11 on 12 for
13 from 14 at…of 15 on…about/of
16 for…with 17 at 18 of
19 to…to 20 with 21 to
22 of 23 of 24 to
1d 2b 3c 4c 5d 6b
7c 8a 9c 10d 11d 12c