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Many com­mon phrases con­tain a prepo­si­tion af­ter a verb or ad­jec­tive. These phrases are fol­lowed by a noun or a gerund (verb + -ing).

Verb + prepo­si­tion: You’re al­ways talk­ing about money. She’s think­ing of tak­ing early re­tire­ment. I feel like (hav­ing) a beer. Ad­jec­tive + prepo­si­tion: He’s crazy about foot­ball. She’s good at (learn­ing) lan­guages.

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