Adjective + of
Other adjectives that use the proposition of.
Sick/Tired of – to have too much of something, we don’t want any more.
“We have spaghetti every night for dinner. Let’s have pizza tonight, I’m tired of spaghetti.” – Recently we’ve had too much spaghetti, I don’t want any more.
“Andrew is always late. Our boss is getting tired of his behavior.” – Andrew has been late too many times, our boss doesn’t want him to be late any more.
|“Andrew you’re late again! I’m tired of waiting for you!”|
Typical of – it’s usual; it happens very often. * This is used with a negative meaning most of the time.
“Andrew is late again! That’s typical of him to make us wait.”
A: “Sorry Brad, your brother Derrick ate the last brownie at lunch.”
B: “That’s typical of Derrick, he’s very selfish.”
|“Oh no! Not more spaghetti! I’m sick of spaghetti!”|