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1. capable capable


Americans may regard shy people as less capable than those who are not shy.
he is wery capable
There are things that only intelligence is capable of searching for, but which it itself will never find. These things can only be found by instinct, but it will never search for them.
Yun would enclose little notes in letters from home. My father said “Since your wife is capable with brush and ink, she can write your mother's letters from home for her.”
Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring caused riots at its 1913 premiere. These days, of course, music is only capable of causing angry YouTube comment threads.
Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
Detailed design is the work of drawing up a diagram that is capable of being manufactured from the plan set in the baseline design.
She's so stubborn. I bet if she ever gets reincarnated, she'd be a bacteria capable of living in empty space.
The capable detective was assigned to investigate the cause of the tragedy.
Don't underestimate yourself. You are capable of more than you can ever imagine. You are capable of AMAZING things.
I’m quite capable of taking care of myself / the aircraft is capable of flying 5,000 miles non-stop / she looked enthusiastic and capable / a highly capable man
He realizes that public officials are human, and that as human beings they are capable of misjudgement.
Well-meaning noobs can give advice capable of bringing about an armageddon with the potential of destroying the Earth multiple times over.
A woman is capable of failing to notice the hundred things that you've done her, and to address only the one that you haven't.

English word "of"(capable) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions C
Adjectives + prepositions
Adjectiv + Prepositions
frazy przymiotnikowe
prepositions sritions

2. afraid afraid


I am afraid.
The mere sight of the doctor made my cousin afraid.
Are you saying that because you're afraid?
Americans were shocked and afraid.
I watched the film named "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" with my girlfriend yesterday. She was very afraid.
Despite Trang's constant affirmations of love, Spenser is still afraid someday she will fall out of love with him.
Much as I'd like to come, I'm afraid I'll be too busy.
We are afraid that our new address is not registered on your database.
Lonely people tend to be afraid of meeting others, which ensures they will always be lonely.
He doesn't want to leave the room because he's afraid that he'll catch another cold.
I like the new guy. He's not afraid to take on challenging work.
I'm afraid your request for a pay raise was turned down again.
I missed a step on the stairs and I'm afraid I sprained my ankle.
I was afraid it would not work out well and sure enough it failed.
She looks very much afraid.

English word "of"(afraid) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions A
prepositions sritions
kartkówka przyimki

3. frightened frightened


If something makes your flesh creep it makes you feel very frightened.
There is no need to be frightened. He won't harm you.
I didn't know hummingbirds could even fly upside down when frightened.
When I saw the ghost, I was so frightened that my hair stood on end.
look frightened
When he entered the building, he was frightened by a sudden cry.
When she noticed that the man followed after her, she began to become frightened.
Despite having lazed around without having touched my work I'm frightened at heart that "Ooh-er, this time I might really not get done in time!?"
The frightened boy's heart palpitated with terror.
After being frightened for many hours, her mother finally saved her.
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
Bethany wasn’t frightened to go back in the water after the shark attack.
This girl looks frightened. What's happened to her?
Don’t be frightened. No one’s going to hurt you.
He has just had a nightmare, he's really frightened.

4. fond


I'm fond of playing shogi.
I didn't use to like wine, but now I'm quite fond of it.
I have fond memories of all the time we spent together.
I am very fond of lobsters, but they are very, very expensive.
I am fond of soccer, rugby, football, and so on.
From childhood I was fond of reading, and all the little money that ever came into my hands was laid out in books.
I love my girlfriend. She is beautiful and fond.
I start it out with a picture of the greatest entrepreneur that never lived, Willy Wonka, so we have a fond appreciation for him.
The definition of fond is having a strong affection for someone or something. This mother is very fond of her baby.
I’m really fond of my ​aunt and ​enjoy ​seeing her.
Have you got any fond memories from your childhood?
We said a fond farewell to each other and promised to write.
She was fond of going to parties, as was her mother when she was young.
You are very fond of the lunch menu of this restaurant.

English word "of"(fond) occurs in sets:

Use of english B2 phrasal verbs

5. aware


If you don't understand something, it's because you aren't aware of its context.
I think it's highly unlikely that Tom was not aware that he wouldn't be allowed to enter the museum without his parents.
As far as I am aware, there were no problems during the first semester.
Being aware of what and how much we eat is essential to good health.
It should be stressed that we are often influenced by advertising without being aware of it.
I wasn't aware.
There is one thing which we do every time we read, whether we are aware of it or not; we come in contact with the personality of the writer.
It's much less usual for a person to be politically aware than to be politically active.
Let us be fully aware of all the importance of this day, because today within the generous walls of Boulogne-sur-Mer have met not French with English, nor Russians with Polish, but people with people.
Those two are blindly enraptured with each other right now but they say first meeting someone is the first step toward goodbye. I wonder if they're aware of that.
Smokers are as aware as anybody else of the disadvantages of their hobby, but manage to live with that knowledge for two main reasons.
If you are a potential employee then you should be aware of what the company stands for and how it treats its employees before attending an interview.
I am aware that some question or justify the events of 9/11. But let us be clear: al Qaeda killed nearly 3,000 people on that day.
A problem of whose importance we are fully aware.
They want to find out how aware and worried respondents are about environmental issues.

6. proud


be proud of
You've both been very impressive today. I'm proud of you.
As a proud new father, I gave my first child plenty of books.
Alexander Hamilton was a proud man.
I am also proud to carry with me the goodwill of the American people, and a greeting of peace from Muslim communities in my country: assalaamu alaykum.
My daughter, Kate, won a singing competition and I'm proud of her.
Besides being ignorant, he is too proud.
They are proud in humility; proud that they are not proud.
Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.
A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.
My parents said they were proud of me when my first novel was published.
I want to do something we can be proud of.
He might be poor but he's also proud, and he won't be pushed around by anyone.
No other woman in our company is so proud as she.
The proud Trojan city was taken at last.

7. scared


The children were scared of the possibility of calling their parents.
To tell you the truth, I am scared of heights. "You are a coward!"
A loud noise in the night scared him.
If you get scared during the night, just turn on your light.
I'm scared.
When the breaker tripped and it became pitch black, the baby got scared and started crying.
Since children are more scared than amused by clowns, I wonder if some comedy trope of ours will become horror fodder in 100 years.
It's also scary when the lightning strikes across the sky, but what's really scary is the sound. Once, my house was struck by lightning and since then I've become even more scared.
My friend gave a me typical reaction after I scared him.
I, Stallone, am not such as to be scared simply of being the guinea pig for some test.
The phlebotomist scared herself by practicing her craft on a balloon.
You scared me! Don't sneak upon me from behind!
Hiromi decided to risk bungee-jumping, even though he was scared.
1. I'm certainly not scared of him. / I was too scared to move. / Why are you so scared? / 2. I was scared that I might be sick.
If you are scared by global warming, wait until we learn about local warming.

8. ashamed


I'm too ashamed.
Our firm is on the verge of bankruptcy, I'm ashamed to say.
I'm ashamed to tell such a muddled story in this dreary, rainy season, but please bear with me for a while.
It can hardly be called research... just an amateur's hobby, I'm ashamed to say.
I'm not even capable of pinpointing Germany on a map! I'm ashamed!
Here lies one who meant well, tried a little, failed much: — surely that may be his epitaph of which he need not be ashamed.
I've never been more ashamed. / I felt ashamed and went to bed.
He tried to control her, and then he felt ashamed of himself
They are the things you get ashamed of, because words make them smaller.
I can’t believe that you’ve done such a terrible thing! I’m ashamed of you!
Later, Chris felt ashamed and apologized and Beth forgave him.
Out of a sense of justice, I said to the leader of the biker gang: "What you are doing is a crime! Be ashamed of yourselves!".
His appearance and behavior made me ashamed of him.
I'd like Quim Monzo to autograph my book, but I'm too ashamed to ask him.

English word "of"(ashamed) occurs in sets:

verbs wirh prepo

9. typical


Typical Japanese babies sleep with their mother after coming home from hospital.
typical scholl
You can search words, and get translations. But it's not exactly a typical dictionary.
A typical nurse will do such things as helping with a urinal bottle, and shaving in preparation for surgery!
For him a doctor to get lung cancer from smoking - it's a typical case of 'Do as I say not as I do.'
But it's a typical savannah country, and we enjoy cooler temperatures.
The typical middle-class American baby comes home from the hospital to sleep in his own bed in his own room.
Uh-oh, here comes another lecture. How typical. This guy has something to say about everything.
My friend gave a me typical reaction after I scared him.
Even now, the typical worker's whole life is still bound up with the company he works for.
I have read your letter closely, and your situation seems very typical and foreseeable in a relationship.
I want you two to simulate a typical household problem.Go.
This sort of hot and spicy food is very typical of the food in the south of the country. (typical of)
A typical image of an old person is someone with a walking stick waiting at a bus stop.
1. So it's not a typical case. / 2. It looks like a typical case of domestic violence. / 3. Like you said, typical big brother. / 4. It's so typical of you, Milla.

10. approve


Some people don't approve of professional baseball.
Grant asked the Senate to approve the treaty.
It has not yet been decided whether to approve of your proposal.
All the delegates voted to approve it.
Who approves the Programme?
A famous Japanese poet does not approve of any fixed doctrine in haiku.
In asking voters to approve the new tax, the President appealed to reason.
We should be the last people on earth to approve of the use of atomic energy for military purposes.
Two hours and 20 minutes later, the plan was approved.
disapprove of
We do not have to approve Nord Stream; we might well approve the Amber pipeline. Unfortunately I cannot approve of the behaviour of the Burmese Government and the Burmese authorities.
“I can’t say I approve of everything he does, Maudie, but he’s my brother, and I just want him to know when this will ever end.
The teacher approved the topic of my essay
We had to wait months for the council to approve our plans to extend the house.
C.J. needs you to approve this. Anybody capable of thought must approve it.

English word "of"(approve) occurs in sets:

the biggest shit

11. consist


Genes consist of a specific sequence of DNA.
True wealth does not consist of what we have, but in what we are.
Happiness does not consist simply in wealth.
What does aspirin consist of?
Totem poles consist of a group of figures that represent animals, birds, fish, mythological beings and supernatural beasts.
Taxes consist of direct taxes and indirect ones.
Each party shall consist of not less than fifteen people.
Much of our daily living must consist of routine that requires little or no mental effort.
How many people does this ship's crew consist of?
The book consists of four chapters.
Each week consists of seven such days.
Our team consists of twenty people.
Their school uniform consist of black trousers and a dark green jumper
This family consists of a husband, a wife, and a child.
Bricks consist mostly of clay.

12. conscious


To make matters worse, he isn't even conscious of annoying his neighbors.
conscious buyer
It is most important to emphasize that none of these processes are conscious.
As the Holy Koran tells us, "Be conscious of God and speak always the truth."
In the first section of this review I raise the question of how brain processes cause our conscious experiences.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
This political party is very environmentally conscious.
We should remember that politeness doesn't function at the conscious level.
He was unconscious and had already lost a lot of blood
We should become more health conscious and aware that we are basically responsible for our own well-being.
This is our conscious choice in order to protect our consumers.
I’m conscious of the time, so... erm, most of the points to discuss today are troubleshooting or problem-solving. So, any good ideas are welcome.
It was my conscious choice. The injured motorist was still conscious when the ambulance arrived.
The patient usually remains conscious and breathing is not depressed
although I was in pain, I was conscious

13. advantage


A good newspaper reporter takes advantage of what he learns from any source, even the "little bird told him so" type of source.
advantage of being
What the fuck are you up to taking advantage of his proximity to cling to him like a wet T-shirt?!
Don't forget to take advantage of all the resources available on the Internet to help you improve your English. There are a lot of things like videos, music, audio files, films and other interesting things.
Be careful when you shop, because some sales people will try to take advantage of you and offer you an expensive price.
The police officer pointed his pistol at the criminal, who, in turn, held his pistol directly pointed at the officer. Neither had the advantage, the position was a stalemate.
Taking advantage of the popular boom in Korean drama, workers selling Korean goods have increased.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage — he won't encounter many rivals.
He's a tenacious guy who always manages to come out on top. He's the kind of guy who can turn any situation to his advantage.
He has come to look like a sly-as-a-fox Premier who uses his position's powers to the fullest extent, to his own advantage.
companies with a computerized database are at an advantage
Having a Being able to speak two or more foreign languages is a great advantage when you are looking for a job.
Everyone understood the advantage of painlessly sampling a tiny volume of blood and most people accepted the need to develop the device in secret.
People really need to make sure they are using this resource to their advantage, by conveying a professional image

14. full


I'm full.
I worked for a full 24 hours without getting any sleep.
If you cannot make full remittance, please get in touch with me by October 28, 1998.
A full description of him has been circulated in every newspaper.
Don't argue when you are angry and don't eat when you are full.
He knew full well that he didn't have long to live.
Tom figured it would take him a full day to finish painting the garage.
Lee knew they would attack with full force the next day.
To get the full value of joy, you must have someone to divide it with.
I never for a moment imagined that I'd be singled out for a full body search.
If you stuff the box too full, the bottom will fall out.
I made a thermos full of coffee so you can take it along with your lunch.
The shopkeeper was tired of chasing his debtors so from then on he demanded payment in full.
We believe, however, that over a period of time, we will be able to make remittance in full settlement.
Her prose is full of needlessly florid, cliched descriptions, securing her career as a romance novelist.

15. knowledge


Knowledge is power.
By the way, do you know what a Shinto shrine is? "I've a little bit of knowledge on the subject. It's a religious facility where that which is the object of worship, that called the genius loci, is enshrined."
The very pure spirit does not bother about the regard of others or human respect, but communes inwardly with God, alone and in solitude as to all forms, and with delightful tranquility, for the knowledge of God is received in divine silence.
The Parisian police, he said, "are exceedingly able in their way. They are persevering, ingenious, cunning, and thoroughly versed in the knowledge which their duties seem chiefly to demand."
Justice is the constant and perpetual desire to give to each one that to which he is entitled. Jurisprudence is the knowledge of matters divine and human, and the comprehension of what is just and what is unjust.
знания русского языка|knowledge of Russian
And so, knowledge from the past, mixed up with assumptions about that knowledge, which may be more or less appropriate, is used to augment information provided by the senses.
Information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, wisdom is not truth, truth is not beauty, beauty is not love, love is not music, music is the best.
The fact that educated Americans in general no longer share understandable background knowledge is a chief cause of their inability to communicate effectively.
There may be microscopes involved, bringing us ever closer to the heart of the matter; but even microbiology is objective, adding to knowledge by putting space between an object and its observer.

English word "of"(knowledge) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions J, K, L

16. tired


I'm tired.
If you're tired, why don't you go to sleep? "Because if I go to sleep now I will wake up too early."
The king was tired of his sycophants always praising him, so he sent them away.
One is more prone to make mistakes when one is tired.
It gone without saying, if you are tired, you should take a rest.
By the time our long conversation was over, Mother was tired of standing.
It is not so much the heat as the humidity that makes me tired.
Sorry I haven't fixed dinner tonight. I was so tired there was just no way.
We enjoyed seeing the city, but we got a little tired.
You look tired. You ought to rest for an hour or two.
Teachers must get tired of rectifying the same mistakes over and over again in their students' papers.
Tom's muscles were tired and he wanted to get home and soak in a hot bath for a while.
There is no point in studying if you are feeling tired.
He got tired of being the devil's advocate and now agrees with every idea they suggest, no matter how dumb.
He had been repairing the car and looked tired when I arrived home.

17. incapable


With her extravagant tastes, she was incapable of making ends meet.
He is incapable of telling a lie.
She is incapable of deceit.
The child was incapable of understanding his father's death.
A baby is incapable of taking care of itself.
The plan is incapable of alteration.
Ostriches are incapable of flight.
He is a man who I supposed was incapable of such cruelty.
I had always been incapable of making friends with her.
I am incapable of crying.
‘with the battery removed the car was incapable of being driven.
She gave me clarity what familyand friends were incapable.
We are incapable of meeting deadlines so we were fired.
There are so many people in the world who are incapable of outgrowing the level of their stomach!

18. cause


cause problems
It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to the cause.
The recent news about the Fukushima I nuclear power plant will likely strengthen the cause of the advocates who want to let our local nuclear power plant's license expire.
But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours.
Technically, drugs that cause miosis can relieve the PNS effects of those causing mydriasis since sympathetic and parasympathetic stimulation tend to negate each others' effects.
Do you know where my key is? I don't see it anywhere. "You must be looking for it with your eyes closed, then, cause it's on the table as always."
It is the drop in the rice pricing (blamed on consumers' loss of interest in rice and the freeing up of the international market) that is the cause.
Today, the milkman was buried. There were a lot of people, cause everybody in the village knew him. "Oh, is there a milkman in Linschoten?" "Well, no, not anymore!"
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
Seagulls cause all types of disturbances by cackling loudly, spreading guano, tearing up garbage bags and attacking to get food.
The fact that educated Americans in general no longer share understandable background knowledge is a chief cause of their inability to communicate effectively.
In 2011, Toyota recalled two million vehicles which, they alleged, had gas pedals that could jam and cause the car to accelerate uncontrollably.
The oil spill is causing problems for coastal fisheries. The hurricane caused widespread damage

19. terrified


She terrified him.
Are there any animals that you're terrified of?
When I met your father, I was terrified. / I feel excited and, at the same time, terrified. / I don't know whether to be charmed or terrified.
Mummy, who's terrified of mice, had two fears to cope with.
The little girl managed to keep silent, having been terrified by the lightning.
I'm terrified of flying. Maggie was terrified that her parents would discover the truth.
I’m terrified of flying. I never travel by plane.
Tom tried to sleep but he felt terrified.
She was terrified at the thought of being alone.
I was absolutely terrified of my French teacher at school. Terrified witnesses know that helping the police can mean their own death.
She heard a strange noise in the middle of the night and she was terrified.
I was more terrified then than I'd ever been before.
I was terrified when i heard the news.
I've never flown before, I'm terrified.
I can't ask for the test results. I'm too terrified to hear them.