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Verb and preposition collocations


Approve

  • I don’t really approve of what you’ve done.
  • Non approvo molto quello che hai fatto.

Accuse

  • Are you accusing me of lying?
  • Mi stai accusando di dire bugie?

Consist

  • The course consists of twelve two-hour meetings.
  • Il corso consiste in dodici incontri di due ore ciascuno.

Convict

  • Guy Fawkes was convicted of high treason.
  • Guy Fawkes è stato condannato per alto tradimento.

Cure

  • He was cured of his problem in less than a month.
  • È stato curato del suo problema in meno di un mese.

Disapprove

  • My father disapproves of everything I do.
  • Mio padre disapprova ogni cosa che faccio.

Dream

  • I dreamt of my old school last night.
  • Ho sognato la mia vecchia scuola stanotte.

Hear

  • Tom had never heard of Nelson Mandela before.
  • Tom non aveva mai sentito di Nelson Mandela prima.

Remind

  • He reminded me of my appointment that afternoon.
  • Mi ha ricordato del mio appuntamento quel pomeriggio.

Suspect

  • We suspected him of taking the money himself.
  • Sospettavamo che prendesse lui stesso i soldi.

Take advantage

  • You should take advantage of his offer while you can.
  • Dovresti approfittare della sua offerta finché puoi.

Take care

  • Let me take care of the invitations for you.
  • Lascia che mi occupi io degli inviti per te.

Think

  • What do you think of my new hairstyle?
  • Cosa pensi dal mio nuovo taglio di capelli?

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