Prepositions: " at, about, against, from, of "

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domyślać się
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guess at
I don't know her exact age; I can only guess at how old she really is.
zapomnij o
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forget about
She intended to post my letter, but she forgot all about it.
różnią się od
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differ from
How does a frog differ from a toad (ropucha)?
na pewno
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definitely at
Tall people are definitely at an advantage at a football match
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pity about
It's pity about poor old Fred: everyone got a Christmas present except him.
próbowałem przeciwko
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tried against
After the war, several people were tried for crimes against humanity
wiemy z
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know from
I know from experience that I do my best work early in the morning
martwić się
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worry about
Mrs Dale says her husband neglects(zaniedbywać) her. I don't know what she's worrying about: mine never leaves me alone.
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astonished at
i am astonished at the way my students can spend all night at the disco and still remember their prepositions next morning
odejscie od
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departure from
On May Day, in startling (zaskakujace) departure from tradition, the President got on a bicycle and rode round Red Square.
ubezpieczania od
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insure against
It is possible to insure yourself against nuclear attack?
reklamacja/ narzekać
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complaint about
Today i feel really miserable, because I cannot find anything to complain about.
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result from
Resulting from their exhaustive(wyczerpujący) research into the matter, scientists can now confirm that we are all getting older.
sprzedać z zyskiem
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sell at a profit
I bought an old car cheaply, cleaned it up and sold it next day at a profit.
zaszczepiono przeciwko
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inoculated against
Before going to Africa, Grahma had himself inoculated against tetanus(tężec), yellow fever, cholera and typhoid(dur brzuszny). A week later he died on influenza(grypa)
dyskusja na temat
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discussion about
At school today, we had a long discussion about the best way to learn a foreign languages.
buntują się przeciwko
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rebel against
The best reason for having strict rules at school is that it gives the pupils something to rebel against when they are older.
zniechęcać do
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discourage from
Ho can I discourage my boyfriend from trying to kiss me all the time? Eat plenty of garlic.
mieć na celu
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aim at the target
Raise the gun to your shoulder, aim at the target, and try not to kill anyone.
przestępstwo/obraza przeciwko
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offence against
Picking your nose in public is not illegal, but it is certainly an offense against good manners

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