Here are some English verbs that are followed by prepositions:
|accuse smb of smth||insist on|
|apologize (to smb) for smth||live on (food, money)|
|apply to smb for smth||long for|
|ask for/about||object to|
|attend to||occur to|
|beg for||persist in|
|believe in||prefer smb/smth to smb/smth|
|beware of||prepare for|
|blame smb for smth||punish smb for|
|charge smb with (an offense)||quarrel with smb about|
|compare smth with||refer to|
|comply with||rely on|
|comform to||remind smb of|
|consist of||resort to|
|deal in||succeed in|
|depend on||suspect smb of smth|
|dream of||think of/about|
|fight with smb for||wait for|
|fine smb for||warn smb of/about smth|
|hope for||wish for|
- I don't believe in ghosts.
- He was chardged with kidnapping a little boy.
- They haven't complied with the regulations.
- We lived on bread and water for two weeks.
- It never occur to me to insure my house.
- They persisted in defying the law.
- When arguments failed he resorted to threats.