ADJ to n

The 'partial' group

These adjectives indicate that someone likes or dislikes someone or something, or that they want someone or something. The noun group following the preposition to indicates the person or thing that is liked or disliked.
Palo Alto officials have been cool to the idea of sharing the cost of the road and Stanford has dropped that request.
I am partial to a mixture of Madeira or port and orange.
As General Haig was wedded to his profession, he expected his men to be similarly attached.
In the case of those adjectives which indicate how someone feels about a situation, the preposition to is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
Shakespeare was not averse to borrowing from ancient and, even, contemporary authors.
  • addicted
  • allergic
  • attached
  • attracted
  • (not) averse
  • cool
  • devoted
  • disposed
  • favourable
  • inimical
  • married
  • open
  • opposed
  • partial
  • receptive
  • reconciled
  • resistant
  • sympathetic
  • wedded
  • well disposed
  • Ver contenido relacionado

    ¡NUEVO de Collins!
    ¡NUEVO de Collins!
    Listas de palabras en inglés
    Listas de palabras en inglés
    Últimas palabras recibidas
    Últimas palabras recibidas
    Fácil aprendizaje de la gramática inglesa
    Fácil aprendizaje de la gramática inglesa
    COBUILD Gramática
    COBUILD Gramática
    Blog de los enamorados de las palabras
    Blog de los enamorados de las palabras
    Comprobador de Scrabble en línea
    Comprobador de Scrabble en línea
    The Paul Noble Method
    The Paul Noble Method
    Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
    Register now or login in to access