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Using the wrong preposition

1. Afraid of, not from.

✖️Don’t say: Laura is afraid from the dog.

✔Say: Laura is afraid of the dog.

2. Aim at, not on or against.

✖️Don’t say: she aimed on (or against) the target.

✔️Say: She aimed at the target.

Note: Use the preposition “at” to donate direction: throw at, shout at, fire at, shoot at. Shoot (without the at) means to kill: He shot a bird (= he hit and killed it).

3. Angry with, not against.

✖️Don’t say: The teacher was angry against him.

✔️Say: The teacher was angry with him.

Note 1: We get angry with a person but at a thing: He was angry at the weather (not: with the weather).

Note 2: Also annoyed with, vexed with, indignant with a person, but at a thing.

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