Gerunds: With Adjectives

Gerunds with Adjectives

İngilizce de bazı sıfatlar bir edat alarakta kullanılabilirler. Bu durumda arkalarından isim yada gerund kullanılır. Aşağıda bu grupta yaygı olarak kullanılan sıfatların listesi verilmiştir.

suitable for
accustomed to
different from
feel guilty for/about
sorry about
sure of (about)
afraid of
essential to/for
be guilty of
successful in
surprised at
angry at
excellent in/at
incapable of
terrified of
appropriate for
excited about
interested in
tired of (from)
ashamed of
exposed to
jealous of
used to (accustomed to)
aware of
famous for
keen on
worried about
bored with
fed up with
lazy about
happy about
capable of
fond of
opposed to
concerned about
generous about
proud of
content with
good at
responsible for
delighted at
grateful to sb. for
similar to

  • Although he is always neatly dressed, he is rather lazy about keeping his house tidy.
  • Her parents were very concerned about her travelling home alone so late at night.
  • Joseph is proud of his company’s becoming the largest Renault dealer in Turkey.
  • King’s brother was jealous of his having all the power and plotted against him.
  • Gliding is similar to flying except that the craft has no engine
  • It's not that he's incapable of making any progress, it's just that he doesn't try.
  • Is anybody interested in going out for a pizza this evening?
  • I'm very fond of cooking, but I hate washing up!
  • If you are worried about not having enough money, I can lend you some.
  • Is this computer program suitable for doing the calculations we require?
Tired of. bir şeyden bıkmak, sıkılmak anlamına gelir. (=bored with, fed up with)
Tired from, bir işten dolayı yorulmak anlamındadır.
  • I'm tired of waiting for the bus to come. Let s take a taxi.
  • (Otobüsün gelmesini beklemekten sıkıldım. Taksiye binelim.)
  • I think I in getting old. I'm beginning to feel tired from working so hard.
  • (Sanırım yaşlanmaya başladım. Bu kadar çok çalışmaktan yorgun hissetmeye başlıyorum.)
Good at kullanımına benzer şekilde bad at, hopeless at. brilliant at, quick at. slow at gibi yapılar da kullanabilir.
  • She is quite quick at writing compositions in English but rather slow at speaking.
  • You can rely on that carpenter. He is brilliant at doing his job.
Be / get used to doing (be/get accustomed to doing) ile geçmişteki alışkanlıklarımızı ifade ettiğimiz,
"used to do" kalıbı arasındaki aynına dikkat ediniz.
  • I'm used to drinking coffee as soon as I get up in the morning.
  • (Sabah kalkar kalkmaz kahve içmeye alışkınım.)
  • The job seemed rather difficult to me at first, but later I got used to working there.
  • (İş bana ilk başta oldukça zor geliyordu ama daha sonra orada çalışmaya alıştım.)
  • You will have to get used to doing your chores on your own when you leave your family.
  • (Ailenizden ayrıldığınızda ev işlerinizi kendi başınıza yapmaya alışmanız gerekecek.)
  • She has been used to living alone since her husband's death. 
  • (Kocasının ölümünden beridir yalnız yaşamaya alıştı.)

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