Some adjectives need a preposition before their object.
Spain is famous for its Mediterranean cuisine.
My dad is very proud of me.
They are so excited about their vacation to Brazil!
Unfortunately, however, there is no rule to know which prepositions go after which adjectives. This means there is only one solution: using the power of memory.
Our tip is to try and remember a 3 combinations every day (or every week if you’re very busy!). Make sentences with each combination, practice writing them down and saying them out loud. Slowly, you will remember them all.
Here are some common combinations of adjectives and prepositions:
There are 39 in the table above; this means that if you memorize 3 a day, it will take you 2 weeks to remember them all. That’s not so bad, is it?