Grammatica

ADJ of n

ADJ of n

The adjective is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of of and a noun group. With some adjectives, the preposition of is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause or a wh-clause. These patterns are ADJ of -ing and ADJ of wh.
 Adjectiveofnoun group/-ing/wh
He wasdismissiveofthe idea.
I'm notscaredofdying.
I amawareofwhat I am doing.
None of these moves isfreeofproblems.
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'fond' and 'critical' groupThe 'afraid' groupThe 'tired' groupThe 'desirous' groupThe 'assured' groupThe 'certain' and 'uncertain' groupThe 'aware' and 'unaware' groupThe 'considerate' and 'careless' groupThe 'empty' groupThe 'full' groupThe 'indicative' groupThe 'destructive' groupThe 'deserving' groupThe 'kind' groupThe 'clear' groupAdjectives with other meaningsProductive usesOther related patterns

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