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    MsNyree is offline Member
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    When I知 telling someone that I知 disappointed about his or her behavior, how would I say it? I知 disappointed at your behavior or in your behavior. I知 disappointed at him or in him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MsNyree View Post

    When I知 telling someone that I知 disappointed at/with/about his or her behavior, how would I say it? I知 disappointed at/with/about your behavior or in your behavior. I知 disappointed in him .
    Be disappointed at/with/about something, but disappointed in somebody.

    Hope that helps. Not a teacher~~

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    Instead of saying, 的知 surprise at you! say, 的知 surprise in you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MsNyree View Post
    Instead of saying, “I’m surprise at you!” say, “I’m surprise in you.”
    Not at all. You see different adjectives may go with different prepositions.
    We can say "I'm surprised at/by the news.” But there is no such thing as “I’m surprised at you!” or “I’m surprised in you.”

    (Not a teacher)

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    How would I be able to tell what adjectives go with prepositions?

    One person had written be disappointed at/with/about something

    Be disappointed in somebody

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    Quote Originally Posted by MsNyree View Post
    How would I be able to tell what adjectives go with prepositions?

    One person had written be disappointed at/with/about something

    Be disappointed in somebody
    Buy a book on learning prepositions or type "learning prepositions" in google search box for free.

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