Prepositions after Verbs

Click a verb to see what prepositions are usually used after it in English


"juxtapose with" or "juxtapose to"?

  • Juxtaposed with raila visit just a week earlier and the jigsaw will be almost complete.
  • I believe it says a lot about politicians when they feel the need to photocall juxtaposed to a **25;0;TOOLONG etc.
  • If you imagine eating a ready salted crisp and then having a bit of chocolate, the chocolate will taste sweeter because it's juxtaposed against the salty taste.

"jostle for" or "jostle with"?

  • In other words, 1,300 people were jostling for every single position.
  • The little bancas jostle with each other for passengers, so it could be noisy.
  • A frenzy ensued when several photographers jostled around the benches to get to him.
  • But the air molecules in front of this ball don't have time to be jostled out of the way.

"jam with", "jam to" or "jam in"?

  • Then its off to jam with the Stones.
  • That night Pablo and a Black anarchist friend jammed in his living room.
  • Do those kinds of songs for the album but do the party songs for the party freaks to jam to.
  • Oriakhi produced a few other highlights, including a drop-step and jam between two defenders later in the first half.
  • In other instances, animals had rods jammed into their mouths or anuses and were electrocuted.
  • Spend the next fifty days absolutely jamming on this book.
  • Early in the night, and Evo's throttle cable jammed at full revs, causing the driver to jump out and pop the bonnet in record time to manually release it.
  • After that political defeat, the president had to endure another weak week when his party leaders in the Senate tried to jam through a trillion-dollar spending bill with more than 6,000 earmarks.

"justify in" or "justify by"?

  • It makes you feel justified in your own ignorance.
  • Affirmeth - A man is justified by faith alone, and not by works.
  • They can not be justified on traditional, religious, cultural or economic grounds.
  • That is why so many people justify to covert their religion.
  • Locally these laws are justified as an effort to control sectarian violence.
  • They think it's somehow justified for the bully to pick on the skinny nation.
  • However power cut can not be justified with this.
  • MacArthur's disgraceful neglect of duty was much worse and would appear to have justified at the very least dismissal from command, and arguably consideration of court martial.
  • God considers it right and suitable that those who rejected Christ see him triumphant, pure, and justified over all who considered him unworthy of their trust.
  • Two men went up to the temple to pray, but only one man went down to his house justified rather than the other.
  • Libel and slander, for example, could not be justified under freedom of the press.
  • There is also the msot obvious censorship of discussion, often justified within labels of actions by ' moderators '.

"judge by" or "judge from"?

  • Best to Judged by 12 rather than carried by 6.
  • Judging from NASA's satellite imagery, Sandy is no joke.
  • Now just judging on the leak photos alone.
  • WOLFE Well, judge for yourself.
  • There were obviously judges in India who were just and fearless in the extreme.
  • God judges according to the intents of the heart!
  • To judge between people when they differed; 3.
  • That being said, despite the flaws that are being mentioned, Sleeping Dogs is being judged against a very high standard, and it is still a good game in its own right.
  • And you are judged as a programmer on what films you play.
  • Unless is almost perfectly judged at every point.
  • You shall judge of it yourself, when you have heard all that passed from the time I left you, till he came to the execution of his wicked plan.
  • Why does the turn end in the first case but not the second? A nswer: In the first case, he did not play any sort of croquet stroke; so he is judged under Law 4(d) (1).
  • Use your rational brain to override the rat brain impulses and allow yourself time to measure and judge with logic and reason.
  • It is hard to judge without knowing the true volume and characteristics of the matter, but visually those appear to be quite extraordinary.

jump on, into, to, from or in?

  • This figure is poised to jump on Aug.
  • Even Bob Rennie jumped into the act.
  • Jump to page: The most perfect formation is.
  • I'd going to jump from the plane.
  • If only I'd jumped in boots and all 10 years ago.
  • Baumgartner jumps out of the capsule.
  • He should jump at this oppertunity.
  • The ball JUMPS off of this stick.
  • They ask that these people jump through their arbitrary hoops and act as though the $10.
  • He smiled at me and jumped onto the bed and kissed me.
  • I remember jumping across stepping stones in the water.
  • Those taxpayers will see their state income taxes jump between 10.
  • The average value of real estate in Dublin jumped by 1.
  • I did bungee jumping for the first time in my life.
  • The Lemmings have jumped over the cliff and they won't be coming back.
  • Milada jumps with an initial velocity of 95.

"join in" or "join by"?

  • We joined in the cheers as well.
  • And we're joined by Donald Findlater.
  • For housing, however, it joined with Minneapolis, St.
  • Its like a K joined to its mirror image.
  • Their railway systems joined at the borders.
  • They are joined on the board by Dr.
  • He knows that if he joins as a Minister, his real skills will be exposed.
  • I joined for six months at $35.
  • CNCo and SPO are the first shipping companies to join from the Asian region.
  • Most these credit cards include a few attractive reduced prices for cutting edge users to join up to.