Prepositions after Adjectives

Click an adjective to see what prepositions are usually used after it in English


keen on, for, to, in or about?

  • But I was not keen on the idea.
  • Yes, I'd keen for a cycle ride.
  • We are keen to back such people.
  • She's not that keen in some ways.
  • But I am keen about the feedback I get.
  • Prices seem really keen at the moment.
  • Laud wasn't keen of changing his posting.

"key to", "key for" or "key in"?

  • J KEY to attack, K KEY to jump.
  • Timing is key in every respect.
  • Prevention is key for the kids.
  • Planning is key at home and at work.
  • That's key on a time sensitive shoot.
  • Pronunciation is key with Yiddish.

"knowledgeable about" or "knowledgeable in"?

  • He appeared very knowledgeable about the Bible.
  • He was very knowledgeable in the Qur'an.
  • Be knowledgeable of instrument symbols.
  • Be knowledgeable on the subject.
  • We are expected to be knowledgeable with our guidance.
  • He is so knowledgeable as well as hospitable.
  • Gordon Marino- You are a fine writer and a knowledgeable at that.
  • He was witty, knowledgeable regarding Irish history and very funny.
  • This has really been very cool and knowledgeable to me.