ADJ about n

The 'angry' group

These adjectives indicate that someone is angry about a situation.
They are angry about the conditions under which many calves and other animals are transported.
The residents were furious about a delay in providing an old people's home.
The preposition about is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause, especially in the case of angry, furious, and resentful.
He may become resentful about having lost touch with his family.
The preposition about is sometimes followed by a noun group and an '-ing' clause. This pattern is ADJ about n -ing.
Australians were angry about companies selling their assets to foreigners.
  • angry
  • annoyed
  • apoplectic
  • cross
  • furious
  • indignant
  • irate
  • livid
  • resentful
  • sore
  • tetchy
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