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Different adjectives are followed by different prepositions.
For example:

I'm good at running.

or

My answer is different from yours.

Is there any rule in adding prepositions to adjectives?

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    Prepositions are unruly , with a lifestyle of their own. Nope, there are no rules other than to learn them the hard way. Commented Mar 26, 2022 at 9:08
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    No: you just have to familiarise yourself with which adjectives select which complements. Try the 'Net, or a good grammar book for examples.
    – BillJ
    Commented Mar 26, 2022 at 9:17
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    If so, can you give me the list of prepositions followed after adjectives?
    – user151926
    Commented Mar 27, 2022 at 8:27

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The answer is "no", there is no certain rule of the prepositions. You need to memorize them by yourself.

Adjective + about

  • angry about
  • anxious about
  • enthusiastic about
  • excited about
  • furious about
  • happy about
  • mad about
  • nervous about
  • pessimistic about
  • sad about
  • serious about
  • upset about
  • worried about

Adjective + at

  • amazed at
  • angry at
  • annoyed at
  • bad at
  • brilliant at
  • clever at
  • delighted at
  • disappointed at
  • excellent at
  • excited at
  • good at
  • hopeless at
  • mad at
  • skilled at
  • successful at
  • surprised at
  • terrible at
  • lucky at

Adjective + by

  • amazed by
  • delighted by
  • impressed by

Adjective + for

  • eager for
  • eligible for
  • famous for
  • grateful for
  • notorious for
  • prepared for
  • ready for
  • responsible for
  • sorry for
  • thankful for

Adjective + from

  • different from
  • free from
  • safe from

Adjective + in

  • disappointed in
  • experienced in
  • interested in
  • involved in
  • talented in

Adjective + of

  • afraid of
  • ashamed of
  • aware of
  • capable of
  • envious of
  • jealous of
  • kind of
  • proud of

Adjective + to

  • allergic to
  • committed to
  • dedicated to
  • opposed to

Adjective + with

  • angry with
  • associated with
  • confronted with
  • crowded with
  • fed up with
  • familiar with
  • similar to

Attribution

https://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/adjective-preposition.php

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No: you just have to familiarise yourself with which adjectives select which complements. Try the 'Net, or a good grammar book for examples. As Ronald Sole says. Prepositions are unruly, with a lifestyle of their own. There are no rules other than to learn them the hard way.

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No, there are no rules. You need to learn them the hard way. You can check this link for further information.

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    Apart from whatever information the link provides, your answer doesn't add anything new to the existing answers, so at this point it is a link-only answer. Can you please relay some of the information from the linked website to your answer so it adds new information?
    – Joachim
    Commented Mar 27, 2022 at 9:04
  • Joachim is right, can you include more information?
    – user150280
    Commented Mar 27, 2022 at 9:13

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