13.3.6 Liste des adjectifs qui demandent une préposition determinée

adjectifs et prépositions    
absorbed in absorbé par
He is absorbed in his book.  
accustomed to accoutumé à
He is accustomed to sleeping on the floor.  
afraid of avoir peur de
She is afraid of spiders.  
angry about fâché de
We are angry about their behaviour.  
angry with fâché avec
They are angry with me.  
anxious about préoccupé de
You are anxious about the exam.  
anxious for anxieux de
The kids are anxious for their vacation.  
ashamed of honteux de
I am ashamed of being so stupid.  
attached to attaché à
Mrs. Simmons is attached to her old dog.  
aware of conscient de
We are aware of the difficult situation.  
bad at mauvais en
He is bad at lying.  
bored with ennuyé par
She is bored with too simple tasks.  
capable of être capable de
You are capable of much more than you do.  
common to avoir quelque chose en commun
Breathing is common to all living beings.  
concerned about preoccupé par
The teachers are concerned about the exams.  
concerned with intéressé par
He is only concerned with Biology.  
crowded with plein de
The little room is crowded with young people.  
dependent on dépendant de
The social weak are dependent on public
different from se distinguer de
My new dress is totally different from all others.  
disappointed at désillusionné par
We were disappointed at the latest play.  
due to à cause de
Due to bad weather we had to
go home.
engaged to occupéà
They have been engaged to each other for two years.  
familiar with familier avec
Yes, we are familiar with this procedure.  
famous for fameux pour
She is famous for doing nothing.  
fit for capable de
After the training they are fit for attending
the cup.
fond of amoureux de
We are very fond of our nieces.  
full of plein de
This guy is just full of pride.  
good at bon à
Some are good at math, some rather not.  
good for bon à
This tool is good for heavy work.  
grateful to reconnaissant de
She is so grateful to the firebrigade that they found her cat.
guilty of coupable de
He is guilty of drunken driving.  
inferior to pire que
This new TV is inferior to our old one.  
interested in intéressé à
This new girl is only interested in fashion.  
involved in faire partie de
We should not get involved in this.  
keen on vouloir quelque chose
You were so keen on the bike, and now you do not use it.  
mad with fou de
When I was young, I was very mad with the band.  
married to marié à
He is married to his neighbour.  
pleased with content de
That idiot is always so pleased with himself.  
prepared for préparé à
They were very well prepared for the trip.  
prone to inclinéà
He is prone to teasing him about his age.

proud of orgueilleux
We really can be proud of our accomplishment.  
ready for disposé à
The cars were all ready for the start of the rally.  
responsible for responsable de
She made herself responsible for everything.  
rich in riche en
If nothing else, we get rich in experience.

satisfied with content de
The students can be satisfied with their results.

scared of avoir peur de
She is terribly scared of snakes.  
short of être fauché
We are short of beer, I'll go and get some.  
similar to similiaire à
This is similar to the situation last year.  
suitable for approprié
The raincoat is suitable for this weather.  
superior to supérieur à
The wine this year is superior to the one last year.
sure about sûr de
Are you sure about leaving school?  
surprised at surpris par
I was surprised at the high prices there.  
suspicious of défiant
He was always suspicious of beautiful men.

tired of fatigué de
She was tired of fighting against windmills.  
typical of typique pour
This was typical of him!  
used to accoutumé à
They were used to doing nothing all day.


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