Adjective + Preposition Combinations Followed by Gerunds

The following is ONLY A SAMPLE LIST of the most commonly used adjective + preposition combinations that can be followed by gerunds.

accustomed toHe is accustomed to having his own office.
addicted toShe is addicted to watching TV.
afraid ofShe is afraid of speaking in public.
anxious aboutNorma is anxious about making the presentation.
bored ofI am bored of doing the same old job.
capable ofHe is capable of winning a gold medal.
committed toShe is committed to improving her English.
concerned aboutNancy was concerned about being late.
content withTim is content with winning second place.
dedicated toThe organization is dedicated to ending poverty.
devoted toThe money will be devoted to protecting the environment.
disappointed withFiona was disappointed with coming in third place.
discouraged byHe was discouraged by not getting the job.
excited aboutThe researcher was excited about going to Africa.
famous forThat actor is famous for being extremely weird.
fond ofShe is fond of having picnics.
frightened ofShe is frightened of being alone at night.
guilty ofThe banker was guilty of stealing money.
happy aboutHe was happy about winning the lottery.
interested inShe is interested in becoming a doctor.
involved inHe was involved in making the movie.
known forShe was known for causing problems.
opposed toThey are opposed to building a new road in the park.
proud ofHe was proud of having completed the marathon.
remembered forShe is remembered for protecting mountain gorillas.
responsible forHe is responsible for causing the damage.
scared ofTina is scared of being alone at night.
terrified ofThe surfer is terrified of being attacked by a shark.
tired fromShe is tired from working all day.
tired ofMargaret is tired of making dinner every night.
worried aboutThe hikers were worried about not having enough water.
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