Grammatik

ADJ for n

ADJ for n

The adjective is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of for and a noun group. With some adjectives, the preposition for is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause. This pattern is ADJ for -ing.
 Adjectivefornoun group/-ing clause
Wooden furniture isappropriateformost settings.
He isrenownedforhaving a hot temper.
We'rehungryforsuccess.
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'suitable' groupThe 'ready' groupThe 'eager' groupThe 'famous' groupThe 'good' groupThe 'responsible' groupThe 'afraid' groupThe 'happy' groupThe 'compulsory' groupThe 'vital' groupThe 'useful' groupThe 'pushed' groupThe 'guilty' groupThe 'destined' groupAdjectives with other meaningsProductive usesOther related patterns

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