Noun+ preposition (reason for, cause of etc.) มันใช้อย่างไร?2 min read

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position (reason for, cause of etc.) มันใช้อย่างไร?

Noun+ for … คำนามแล้วตามด้วย for 

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a demand / a need for … ความต้องการ / ความจำเป็นในการ …

  • The company closed down because there wasn’t enough demand for its product. บริษัทปิดตัวลงเนื่องจากความต้องการ-ของผลิตภัณฑ์มีไม่เพียงพอ
  • There’s no excuse for behaviour like that. There’s no need for it. ไม่มีข้อแก้ตัวสำหรับพฤติกรรมเช่นนั้นหรอก ไม่จำเป็นซะหน่อย

a reason for … เหตุผลของบางสิ่งบางอย่าง

  • The train was late, but nobody knew the reason for the delay. (ไม่ใช่ reason of) รถไฟมาช้า แต่ก็ไม่มีใครรู้สาเหตุของความล่าช้าในครั้งนี้

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Noun+ of … คำนามตามด้วย of

an advantage / disadvantage of … ข้อดี / ข้อเสียของบางสิ่งบางอย่าง

  • The advantage of living alone is that you can do what you like. ข้อดีของการอยู่คนเดียวคือได้ทำในสิ่งที่ชอบตามใจตัวเอง

but

  • there is an advantage in (or to) doing something
  • There are many advantages in living alone. or … many advantages to living alone.

a cause of …

  • The cause of the explosion is unknown.

a picture / a photo / a photograph /  a map / a plan / a drawing (etc.) of …

  • Rachel showed me some pictures of her family.
  • I had a map of the town, so I was able to find my way around.

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Noun+ in …

an increase / a decrease / a rise / a fall in (prices etc.)

  • There has been an increase in the number of road accidents recently.
  • Last year was a bad one for the company. There was a big fall in sales.

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Noun+ to … 

  1. damage to …
  • The accident was my fault, so I had to pay for the damage to the other car.

2. an invitation to.. . (a party / a wedding etc.)

  • Did you get an invitation to the party?

3. a solution to (a problem) / a key to(a door)/ an answer to (a question) / a reply to (a letter) / a reaction to …

  • I hope we find a solution to the problem. (not a solution of the problem)
  • I was surprised at her reaction to my suggestion.

4. an attitude to .. . or an attitude towards …

  • His attitude to his job is very negative. or His attitude towards his job …

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Noun+ with … /between …

a relationship /a connection / contact with …

  • Do you have a good relationship with your parents?
  • The police want to question a man in connection with the robbery.

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a relationship / a connection / contact / a difference BETWEEN two things or people

  • The police believe that there is no connection between the two crimes.
  • There are some differences between British and American English.
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