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able
+ infinitive
Tom is able to play the guitar with his toes

ability
to
Donkeys have the ability to communicate with one another via sonar

accede
to
Management was not willing to accede to labor's initial demands

access
to
Due to patient privacy acts, access to medical records requires explicit consent by the patient

acclaimed
as
Martha Graham was acclaimed as the greatest dancer of her times

accompanied
by
Each Quantitative and Verbal lesson is accompanied by a reinforcement quiz

according
to
The questions in an adaptive test are weighted according to their difficulty

account
for
Micorosft announced that China will account for a larger share of company's revenue in 2010

on
account of
We canceled the beach picnic on account of the bad weather forecast

account
to
Researchers took these factors into account to see if they made a difference

accuse
of
The politician was accused of being economical with the truth

acquaint
with
Let me acquaint you with my family

acquiesced
to
After a hard-fought battle, the retailers finally acquiesced to the draft regulations

adapted
for
How can health promotion interventions be adapted for minority ethnic communities

adapted
to
We fail to understand how human ancestors adapted to previous periods of climate change

affect
to
As per the market experts there won't be any immediate affect to the market due to the recent buy out

affected
by
He was deeply affected by the themes in the play

affinity
with
Some people have a natural affinity with children

afflicted
with
Recently, software engineers have become a group afflicted with the disease

afraid
of
Although he is not afraid of the dark he cannot continue without his flashlight

agree
on + noun / gerund
UN officials agree on major downsizing in peacekeeping force

agree
to
You agree to pay to us the reasonable cost of re-delivering the goods to you

agree
with
I tend to agree with everything you have said

to aid
+ person / thing
Merkel makes public case for Germany to aid Greece‎

aid
in + gerund
The explorers needed aid in finding drinking water

aim
at
RIM takes aim at consumer market with new BlackBerry OS 6.0

allergy
to
As strange as it sounds, it's possible to have an allergy to cold temperatures.

allocated
to
Under the new constitution, a fixed number of seats are allocated to the military and to civilians

allows
for
Hybrid motherboard allows for two complete systems on one board

a
lot
Sad movies always make her cry a lot

although
X Y
Although he had slept at 7 and woke up at 10, he was still sleepy

alternative
to
Clay-based hydrogels could be green alternative to polymers

amount
to
NHTSA says Toyota's violations could amount to $13.8 billion

analogy
with
Alexander first studied the vortex tube by making an analogy with a concentric-pipe

analogous
to
We don't believe that 802.11a will prove analogous to Betamax

angry
at
I was so angry at myself, and wanted to give up there and then

widely
anticipated that
It is widely anticipated that the Securities Act will be brought into force by 2012

appear
to
'Milk drops' under the tongue appear to treat milk allergies

apply
to
Feb 1st was not the last day to apply to college

argue
over/with
Few people would argue with the premise that the quality of CD players has improved over the years

appeal
to
A group of South Tampa homeowners filed a legal appeal to block construction of a WiFi tower

approve/disapprove
of
His mother-in-law did not approve of his slovenly manner

*as..
as
Chocolate tastes as good as ice cream

as X
so Y
As interest rates are rising, so have consumer and producer prices

as..
so too
Just as the French like their wine, so (too) the English like their beer

as X
to Y
We are puzzled as to how it happened

ask
of
All I ask of you is one thing, please don't be cynical

ask X
to Y
I asked her to baby-sit for my child

ask
+ infinitive
Prosecutors ask to close case against von Brunn

ask
+ person + infinitive
Ireland has asked Fifa to let them be an extra team in next year's World Cup



*associate
with
The left wants the Republicans to closely associate with the Tea Party movement

associate X
with Y
Programmers associate the website with certain file types present in the Windows registry

assume..
to be..
Why do people assume everyone needs some mate to be happy?

assure
that
The company cannot assure that they can attract and retain talented highly qualified executives

at least as..
as
Robot Band is at least as good as Coldplay

attend
to (someone)
Alexander leaves Mets to attend to family issues

attribute X
to Y
The poor first quarter results are attributed to the merger related restructuring

attempt
to
Nestle's attempt to censor Greenpeace palm oil ad backfires

attention
to
The Black Caps are quickly turning their attention to their next assignment at the T20 World Cup

attend
to (someone)
The emergency room doctor attended to the injured victim

attended
by
Car crash at the labour event was attended by 10 cabinet ministers‎

attest
to
Second amendment is quite clear, at least to the literate

authority
on
Government may seek more authority on vehicle safety

authority
to
A federal appeals court has ruled that FCC lacks the authority to prevent ISPs from controlling internet traffic

available
to
Apple has made hardware video decoding available to developers

averse
to
In the past two years, retail investors became completely averse to putting money in IPOs

aware
of
ETFs are useful low-cost tools, but investors should be aware of the risks involved

aware
that
Americans are aware that their political class may not always act in their best interes

based
on
The results are based on a comprehensive ten year study

because
of
In March, more than 100 U.S. schools closed because of swine flu

begin
+ infinitive
He will begin to study twelve hours before the test

believe X
to be Y
After seeing the flying saucer, I believe UFOs to be a real phenomenon

belief
in
Belief in God plays a positive role in the treatment of anxiety and depression.

benefit
from
EU diplomats are likely to benefit from a new intelligence hub

between
[a] and [b]
He could not decide between Corn Flakes and Raisin Bran

better served by X
than by Y
Justice is better served late than never

better
than
Students find free online lectures better than what they're paying for

both X
and Y
Both the movie and the play were good

boom
in
Overseas super-rich fuel boom in London's luxury market

built
by
The Taj Mahal was built by Shar Jahan

call
for
Pediatricians call for a choke-proof hot dog

capable
of
Bacteria are more capable of complex decision-making than thought earlier

care
about
How much do business schools care about your score?

care
for
The GMAT centers on the knowledge of basic math and writing/reading skills

centers
on + person/thing
Energy bill debate centers on nuclear provision

center
upon
The study of economics centers upon the problem of scarcity

choice
of
Bill would end choice of paper or plastic

choose
to / from
Let us choose from all candidates in Ohio's primary elections

choose
+ infinitive
Facing mass lay-offs, whirlpool workers choose to fight company

claims
to
Iran claims to have proof against detained Americans

claims
to be
The Fed claims to be on the lookout for new asset bubbles

collaborate
with
Agilent Technologies will collaborate with Southeast University to produce a SAP software

collide
with
Milky Way is poised to collide with nearest galaxy sooner scientists has originally predicted

comment
on
Brown declined to offer any comment on the opposition parties' demand in Parliament

combined X
with Y
Particulate pollution combined with airborne soot adds to global warming

combined X
and Y
The combined United and Continental will have flights reaching from Shanghai to South Amerca

compare
to (similarities)
This stimulus package doesn't compare to previous programs for banks and the auto industry

compare
with (differences)
Greece's debt problems can't be compared with crises experienced in Argentina

*compare A
to B
The music critic favorably compared him to Bob Dylan

*compare A
with B
Broccoli is good for you compared with ice cream



compensate
for
The Jays made a last-minute lineup change to compensate for Frank Wright

comply
with
Many employers have been forced to hire third-party firms to help comply with the new rules

comprise
of
For the purpose of this report Asia-Pacific is deemed to comprise of India and China

to be
+ composed of + thing
The PNP is composed of professional police officers

concerned
for (i.e., worried)
Kristopher's family are very concerned for his welfare

concerned
with
They are concerned with investor relations more than actual profitability

conclude
that
It is still too early to conclude that the worst is over for the Euro

concur
in (an opinion)
I concur in the result reached by the majority

concur
with (a person)
Eurogroup Ministers concur with the Commission that market access for Greece is not sufficient

conducive
to
The damp conditions were not conducive to the spectacular tennis that Nadal often displayed

conform
to
When you work at a new company, you should try to conform to its corporate culture

in conformity
with
AEC Chairman's position is not in conformity with the constitutional responsibilities

connection
between X and Y
Consumers didn't really understand the connection between Cisco's name and what its brand stands for

consequence
of
The company doesn't foresee any job losses as a consequence of the deal

consider
X Y (without to be)
Australia may consider raising rate in balanced move‎

consist
of
The new lineup of 5 series will consist of four variants, the 523i, 535i, 525d and 530d

consist
with
A pathologist said the bruises around Mark's neck were consist with strangulation

consist
in
The advantages would consist in obtaining the necessary resources to fund large infrastructure projects

consistent
with
Your grades are not consistent with your abysmal GMAT scores

contend
that
He contends that the GMAT has a cultural bias

*consider
+ person/thing
How important do you consider the test?

continue
+ infinitive
If you continue to study, you will succeed

contrast A
with B
If you contrast bulb with tubelight, you can see the difference

in contrast
to
The candidate claims to support tax cuts, in contrast to his prior statements

contribute
to
At present, town employees do not contribute to their health insurance

contrary
to
Contrary to some reports, the Detroit-Ann Arbor rail plan hasn't fallen off the tracks

convert
to
You may convert muscle to fat if you study too much

correspond
to
These minutes correspond to the committee's rate decision meeting on April 7th

correspond
with
Quite simply, this documentary does not correspond with reality

*count
on + person/thing
He counts on management support

cost
to / of
The company estimates the cost to drill the containment well will top $100 million

craving
for
This is what all gamers have been craving for, the all new Call of Duty

created
with (not to)
The plan was researched and created with help from the Consortium for Educational Change

give credit
for (doing something)
Some federal judges also give credit for charitable giving and other good deeds

to credit
with
Dalton wanted to share some credit with his parents

credit
to
Let's give due credit to the newcomers‎

are in danger of
+ gerund
Key positions throughout the district are in danger of being eliminated

date
from
The two Central Park works date from the early 1960s

deal
with
Alabama officials in mobile to deal with oil spill response‎

debate
over
A public debate over the choice for the next governor-general is unusual in Canada

debate
on
Recent high court cases revive debate on judicial activism‎

decide
+ infinitive
We decided to continue

decide
on + person/thing
We decided on the new format

decline
in
Reliance Capital Ltd, posted a 57% decline in net profit for fiscal 2009

defend
against
Wal-Mart must defend against bias suit‎

defined
as
Illegal Immigration, better defined as "Illegal Migration" is not a new issue

delighted
by
The captain was delighted by his team's barrage of runs in the final five overs

demand
that
Activists demand that it is time the government appointed a non-bureaucrat to head the council

demonstrate
that
The U.S. needs to demonstrate that its mediation can bear fruit

depend
on
Our place in the playoffs depends on whether we win tonight



depends
on whether
Tcountry’s long-term future depends on whether the government can clean up its culture of corruption

depicted
as
Female athletes have been typically depicted as frail and delicate

descend
from
The great bankers never descend from their tower to deal with people like you and me

descendant
of
Rebecca Smith, a descendant of the Austen family, said she was very pleased with the exhibition

desirous
of
Candidates desirous of enrolling for the coaching classes may obtain application forms free of charge

determined
by
The chart is determined by a points system based on a questionnaire

*different
from
The CAT is very different from the paper and pencil GMAT

difficult
+ infinitive
Many students find the CAT difficult to take

disclose
to + person/organization
Toyota has agreed to pay fines for failing to disclose to NHTSA its knowledge regarding the sticky pedals

*distinguish
between X and Y
He wasn't able to distinguish between domestic and international production

*distinguish
X from Y
Juries must attempt to distinguish truth from falsehood

disagree
with (person/idea)
We completely disagree with the hostile approach of the Ministry

discourage
from
The most effective way for people to discourage from using cigarette is to sell them at a higher price

dispose
of
The Delhi government has directed all medical establishments to dispose of radioactive material

feel disgusted
with
Most people seem to feel disgusted with what Brian's doing

dispute
whether
A batter might dispute whether the last pitch was a strike or not

divergent
from
The aspirations of larger firms in Scotland are becoming divergent from those of the smaller ones

doubt
that
There is no doubt that the EU has mishandled the Greek debt debacle

draw
on (take out)
Craig Brown will draw on his experience of leading Scotland in the world cup game

draw
+ thing
Australia to draw inspiration from snooker champion‎

to be drawn
to + thing/person
DJs who generally avoid hip-hop seem to be drawn to the song because of its house-music roots

*dream
of / about
He used to dream of owning a hotel one day

due
to
On Tuesday, local train services were disrupted due to the strike by motormen

dwindle
from
The sanitation division has seen its workforce dwindle from 28 employees to just 17

[in an] effort
to
The union government had lifted import duties on sugar in an effort to cool down domestic retail prices

easy
to
Nowadays it's easy to get a cellphone in somebody else's name

either..
or..
Either she shows up for her deposition today or she will probably lose the lawsuit

elect
to
Ireland wins the toss and elected to bowl first‎

elect
+ person
Flushing Township voters elect Brian Gilstrap Peck as the next mayor

be embarrased
by (not at)
Lewis Hamilton was left embarrased by the incident

emerges
from
New ash cloud emerges from Iceland volcano grounding Irish

*enable
+ person + infinitive
Gordon has been granted a U.S. visa to enable him to speak at the upcoming conference

enable X
to Y
That would enable him to fully recover and play, not just in the World Cup but for many years to come

enamored
with
I was enamored with my trip to Brazil

*encourage
+ person + infinitive
The School has been trying to encourage students to pursue a science based field

encourage X
to Y
The School has been trying to encourage students to pursue a science based field

encouraged
by
We are encouraged by the earnings power of our company

end
with / in
U.S. stocks end with worst losses in three months‎

entrusted
with
The TTD cannot be entrusted with handling sensitive religious issues

be envious
of
Russian commanders, envious of the success of Western forces, have long studied their former foes

be equal
to
Greece's public deficit was equal to 13.6% of its gross domestic product

escape
from
Seven convicted armed robbers escaped from the prison‎

be essential
to
Speed is essential to success in the Internet marketplace

estimate
to be
Total non-farm losses in Arizona are estimated to be around $50 million

to be
+ essential to + person/thing
Accounting skills will continue to be essential to creating and sustaining successful businesses

except
for + person/thing
He did well on the GMAT, except for the sentence correction questions.

except
for + gerund
All of the markets surveyed returned with a positive outlook, except for France

except
that
It is hard to conclude anything except that the U.S. is against Iran possessing any nuclear weapons.

to exchange X
for Y
Iran is prepared to resume talks on the terms of exchange of its low-enriched uranium for nuclear fuel



expect
to
Police expect to seek a warrant today for the man accused

X expected
to Y
The oil spill in Gulf of Mexico is expected to impact seafood prices‎

expected that X
would be Y
It is expected that the SEC will reopen talks with Goldman Sachs

explain
to
Pharmacists are requiered to explain to patients exactly how to use the drugs

expose
to
The objective of the workshop was to expose to the students to the correct method of moonsighting

extend
to
Effects of being born small extend to adulthood‎

extent
of
Israel has exposed the extent of its crackdown on resistance in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court

equal
to
The incomes of public sector workers were equal to those in the private sector

fail
in
The wind mill operators fail in forecasting the actual power generation from their projects

fail
to
US and Iran fail to agree on non-proliferation‎

fear
that
They fear that some aspects of financial reform will benefit the big banks

fluctuations
in
All electricity networks need to manage unpredictable fluctuations in consumer demand

be familiar
with
A person familiar with the terms of the deal said it is worth nearly $1.2 billion over six years

fascinated
by
Britons have long been fascinated by American presidential politics

flee
from
The convict fled from the country

*forbid
to
They are also forbid to attend license, public service or teaching staff examinations

forbid X
to do Y
The coach forbid Mark Lamar to play in the semi finals

for over..
xx years
Harris has been messing with computers for over 30 years

force
+ thing/person + infinitive
Visa problems force world champion Mark Greatbatch to train in Vancouver‎

focus
on + thing/person
Indian software companies focus on global alliances for big deals‎

frequency
of
TransLink is increasing the frequency of bus runs in some areas at certain times of the day

from X
to Y
Australia interest rates rise from 3% to 4.5%‎

get credit
for
Brain deserves credit for attempting to lead Munster in the absence of their captain

get rid
of
A West Allis couple wants the city to help get rid of deer in their neighborhood

grow
from
Dell Computer grew from a start- up to a Fortune 500 company in less than 15 years

grow
out of
Needless to say, they quickly grew out of their first office

help
+ thing/person + infinitive
Their direct business model helped them to grow rapidly

be hindered
by
General Motors said that its April sales were hindered by the performance of some of its brands

hypothesize
that
The researchers hypothesize that needles cause a stress response in the body

in contrast
to
The upbeat figures stand in contrast to the budget deficits across Europe and in the U.S.

inclined
to
Members of the state high court appeared inclined to punish companies violating enviornmental reugulations

in danger
of
Schumacher was never in danger of falling out of the top 10 F1 drivers

identical
to/with
His DNA is identical with his twin's

independent
from
The Federal Reserve Board is supposed to be independent from political considerations

Independent
of
The reporting will be independent of mainstream media

indifferent
towards
Some countries are indifferent towards human rights

indicate
that
Dell's recent stock trouble may indicate that their growth will not continue to be as rapid

indicate
to + person
These leads from the investigation indicate to the fact that recycling of expired drugs is a nationwide racket

infected
with
WHO estimates 12 million people are infected with syphilis worldwide each year

inherit
from
The way the human body stores fat is something we inherit from our parents

in order
to
In order to maintain the same level of sales volume, Canadian exporters would have to lower their prices

insist
that
Many analysts insist that demand for coking coal will continue to rise

instance
of
This is the first instance of an India-born individual being appointed to the post of a dean in Harvard

instead
of
Most commuters preferred travelling by foot instead of wasting time sitting in their cars

instill X
in Y
Mr. Nohria said one of his goals is to instill more public trust in MBAs

intent
to
With a clear intent to capture the consumer's attention, Google has redesigned its image search results

interaction
of
The new study explains how the interaction of hormones and stem cells give rise to breast cancer

introduce
to
As an advisor you now have another valuable product on your shelf to introduce to your clients.

invest
in
He is too risk-averse to invest in the stock market

isolate
from
We must keep the oil and gas industry isolated from influence on politics



judge
by (not on)
Angola's food situation is satisfactory to judge by results of the 2008/2009 agricultural season

just as..
so too
Just as the number of vendors has gone up, so too has the number of violations

know to
do X
We're doing everything we know to do to make it easier and affordable for fans to attend

leads
to
Rapid growth often leads to problems

less
than
Retail sales rise less than expected‎

less X
than Y
High-tech fishing trawlers less effficient than Victorian fleets'

likely
to
Pranab Mukherjee is likely to meet oils companies next week to look into freeing auto fuel prices

liken
to
Derivatives are complex investment tools that critics liken to gambling on future investment performances

localized
in
Most Internet venture capital is localized in a few areas of the world

manage
to
It is remarkable how many pizza joints manage to stay in business in North Jersey

mandate
that
Basel II guidelines mandate that banks must avoid becoming overly saturated with any one asset class

meet
with
N. Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is expected to meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing

*mistake
+ thing/person + for
I mistook you for an old friend

modeled
after
The judicial building is modeled after the Parthenon

more common among X
than Y
Up until the mid-1990s, melanoma was more common among women than men

(no) more..
than
The country's economy is likely to register growth of more than 5% in the first three months of the year

more than
ever
Companies demand MBA graduates now more than ever

move away
from
China should adopt a property-ownership tax and gradually move away from the existing system

*native
to
There is a unique business culture native to the U.S.

*a native
of
It infects those who are not even a native of America

need
to
Living in New York City is an experience everyone needs to try

a need
for
The crsis in the Greek economy showed the need for greater transparency

to be
+ necessary + infinitive
It is necessary to get a high GMAT score to get into Stanford

necessity
of
The council reaffirmed the necessity of Israel's accession to the NPT

necessity
for
The report highlights the necessity for stronger regulations and accountability of bond funds

neither..
nor
Neither Tom nor Sam has the necessary skills to finish the job

no less..
than
Today's players are no less skilled than the legends of yesterday

no sooner..
than
No sooner did the Democrats on the Energy Committee read them than they abruptly cancelled the hearings

not X
but rather Y
The move is not an official resolution, but rather a declaration intended mainly to satisfy Egypt

noted
that
Fischer noted that the countries defined as "developing" posted stronger economic growth

not X
but Y
It may not be a bestseller but broadband study may quell its critics‎

not only..
but also..
Stanford not only has the highest GMAT average, but also the highest GPA

not so..
as
Quality is not so much a concern as the government is expected to divest only in profitable PSUs

not so much..
as
Murder mysteries now are not so much intuitive and leg-work driven as science driven

not so much to X
as to Y
The goal is not so much to achieve something as to create the impression that it is achieving something

be oblivious
of
Many users are usually oblivious of the presence of malicious software in their computers

oblivious
to
It is shocking how people are oblivious to the fact that e-mails are a treasure trove for lawyers

opportunity
for
The new scheme is an opportunity for the 30-year-old to get a fresh start

opportunity
to
China has the ideal opportunity to take a stand on North Korea‎

opposed
to
Twitter has evolved into a major distributor of timely information, as opposed to a social networking site

opposition
to
Liberal National Party to reconsider its opposition to the Government's planned sale of state assets

opposite
of
Andrea Syrtash urges single women to date the opposite of their type

X ordered Y
to do Z
He refused to stop his car despite being ordered to do so by police

ought
to
Both sides ought to favor a bill that would allow same-sex couples to get married

originate
in
According to experts, 70% of all bank fraud cases originate in a branch

partake
of
Should not state governments partake of some of the blame for wrong policies that have created bottlenecks

participate
in
3M today announced that it will participate in the upcoming investor conference

perceive
as
What do you perceive as the single largest issue facing the town?

*permit
+ thing/person + infinitive
In 1909, the law was amended to permit the ladies to wear pants

permit X
to Y
The state permitted Rio Tinto to mine areas currently under the control of Naxalites

persuade X
to Y
Its very diffiicult to persuade kids to not eat choclates



plead guilty
for..
Five teens plead guilty for vandalism in Christian County

potential
to
A graduate of a top business school has the potential to make over $100,000

practice
for
These minority markets have had this practice for hundreds of years

practice
to
He came to practice to do a limited workout

practice
of
Dr Nohria's current academic interests include the theory and practice of leadership

predisposed
to
It bothers me that some people are predisposed to think Bradley is at fault

preferable
to
Mr Wolfson said that spending cuts are far preferable to tax increases

prefer X
to Y
Patients prefer powder lactulose to liquid lactulose for the treatment of constipation

prejudiced
against
Tea Party supporters say the movement is not prejudiced against President Obama

pressure
to
Trichet is under pressure to do more to calm markets after the pledge of a $142 billion bailout for Greece

prevent
from
That still leaves a vast quantity of oil that crews may be unable to prevent from washing onto the marshes

prior
to
The Telephone singer hid backstage prior to her performance at the Costume Institute Gala

prized
by
The "sugar sand" beaches of Mississippi and Florida are prized by vacationers

prized
as
These long-stemmed roses are highly prized as cut flowers

prized
for
Russets are prized for low moisture and high starch content

profit
by (not from)
The global economic recovery helped to boost the company's net profit by 8% to $4.8 billion

*prohibit
from + gerund
You are prohibited from using a calculator on test day

prohibits X
from (doing) Y
Libda said while Palestinian law prohibited its people from working at Israeli settlements

promise
to
The Czech parties that have a chance of entering parliament promise to combat corruption

promise
of + thing
American Idol launched with fanfare, with a promise of bigger extravaganza for the viewers this season

protect
against
Experts say that alcohol can protect against one kind of stroke

provide
with
The company would be helped by Unisys to provide with global-desk side support

way
to provide
The planners believe they have found a way to provide plenty of viewing to pepole sitting in the stadium

published
by
The study was published by the Economics Journal

published
in
Established in 1902, The Times is now published in 37 editions across 11 states

question
whether
AMC said it was not clear from the question whether information was sought about the residential houses

range
of
The CIA received approval to target a wider range of targets in Pakistan's tribal areas

*range from X
to Y
The GMAT scores at top business schools will range from 650 to 750

rates
for (not of)
Skype has announced that it is slashing its rates for calling subscriptions to 170 countries

rather
than
Bajaj Auto would focus on delivering performance rather than just concentrate on a low price band

receptive
of
Lawmakers seemed receptive of their witnesses' arguments

receptive
to
The equity market is more receptive to primary issuances now

related
to
OPEC said that present oil price levels aren't related to supply and demand

relations
with (not towards)
Her increasingly cosy relation with Alex has been in news for some time now

refer
to
If you have any more questions, you should refer to a grammar book

*regard
as
The level of ash is at higher density than aircraft manufacturers regard as safe for engines

X regarded
as Y
Wharton's finance program is regarded as the finest in the world.

repent
of
We ought to repent of our rush to judgment

replace
with
I would like to know if you can remove the installed anti-virus and replace with Norton

in response
to
The proposed changes are in response to concerns expressed by the Indian Banking Association

require
+ thing/person + infinitive
United States Government requires airlines to check no fly list more often

required
of
A minimum of 100000 signatures is required of registered candidates

require
that X Y
Employers require that prospective employees pass all medical tests

requiring X
to Y
N.J. lawmaker plans exemption to bill requiring state workers to live in state

research
to
Torrey Pines conducts research to advance the understanding of human disease

resemble
+ thing/person
Whitney says U.S.states resemble Greece in financial condition

resemblance of X
to Y
One thing lacking is any resemblance of a two-party system

resemblance between X
and Y
There was a striking resemblance between the Summit logo and the design of the crescent moon

resistance
to
Kevin Rudd faces stiffening resistance to his tax reform plans



responsibility
to
British Petroleum has taken full responsibility to clean up the huge oil slick

responsible
for
The manager is responsible for seven entry level employees

restitution..
for
The ordered restitution is intended to compensate the bank for legal fees and accounting costs

results
in
Facebook bug results in serious privacy breach

results
from
It eliminates the depreciation expense that results from the capital-intensive nature of the business

result
of
This increase was the result of sales increases at all four of the Company's subsidiaries

retroactive
to
The tax policy change is retroactive to last year

rivalry between X
and Y
The rivalry between Red Sox and Yankees is one of the most celebrated in professional sports

*the rivals X
and Y
The firm has been locked in legal battle with its rivals Sony and Microsoft

rule
that
It's a rule that goes back to the historic rivalry of the Yankees and the Red Sox

sacrifice X
for Y
Some dancers sacrifice fluidity for technique

[the] same
as
The creation process for Active ETFs is exactly the same as it would be for any ETF

the same to X
as to Y
Our pledge is the same to them as to our supporters

save
for
Save for William, no one else passed the exam

save
from
Many people use business school to save them from dull jobs

in search
of
The vast majority of “illegal” immigrants come to the U.S. in search of jobs

see
as
My favorite question is who we'd like to see as a guest mentor

seek
+ infinitive
Turkey and Brazil seek to influence Iran

seek
+ thing/person
BNP Paribas CFO Says BancWest may seek U.S. mergers

seem
+ infinitive
Ambulance expenses seem to discourage patients from calling 911

seem
to indicate
Same Store sales for April certainly seem to indicate a continuing positive trend

send
to
These are some of the gifts which you can send to your Mother

be sensible
of
It would be quite sensible of a user to install a reliable anti-virus solution

be sensitive
to
Durable goods are the most sensitive of all the consumer goods

separate
from
Each chapters are separate of one another

sequence
of
Stocks in China extended their recent sequence of losses

similar
to
This is quite similar to last March, when the Sensex was languishing at the 8000 level

sleep
with
Experts say that you can make up for lack of sleep with a cup of coffee in the morning.

so X
that Y
This guide is designed so that you may raise your score

so X
as to be Y
In Africa, electricity is so intermittent as to be almost a force of nature

be solicitous
of (not to)
Courts are very solicitous of presidents not being compelled to take the witness stand

be sparing
of ( not with )
IMRT permits sparing of normal tissues and hence dose-escalation to tumours

speak
to + person
Mexico's president will speak to Parliament during a three day visit to Canada this month

speak
with + person
People who speak with non-native accents are discriminated against in employment and schooling

spend
on
The average amount Britons spend on a wedding present for a friend is £48, and £27 for a colleague

subject
to
RIL does not have absolute right over gas and price is subject to government approval

subscribe
to
Business school students should subscribe to the Wall Street Journal

substitute [a]
for [b]
Recycled scrap steel, a substitue for iron ore, currently accounts for 8% of total steel production in China

such..
as
Exporters to countries such as Italy and Spain are now expecting cancellations

suffer
from (not with)
Men are twice as likely to suffer from heart diseases compared to their female counterparts

superior
to
Submarines owned by a private oil company are superior to the ones at the disposal of the U.S. military

supplant
by
It is inevitable that Woods will be supplanted by Mickelson as the world's number one this year

suspicious
of
Investors are suspicious of new issues, especially from private equity

sympathy
for
They had gained citizenship the right way and had no sympathy for illegals

sympathize
with
You have to sympathize with people who have food allergies

take advantage
of
Candidates take advantage of crowds at Barbecue Festival

tamper
with
It is not known who tried to tamper with the evidence

target
at
The Aurora program is targeted at improving women's health

teach
+ person + infinitive
It seems reasonable to teach children to reason and unreasonable not to

tell
+ person
Voters tell Gordon Brown to quit as David Cameron races to secure deal



tend
to
Affluent investors tend to be older and have lived through difficult equity markets

tendency
to (not for)
Children who are obese also have an increased tendency to snore more

think of..
as
People often think of terrorists as people who are illiterate and poor

threaten
to
The protests and riots in Athens threaten to undermine tourism

tie
to
The contract should be tied to concessions

tinker
with (not at)
England have resisted the temptation to tinker with their cricket team's line-up

be tolerant
of (not to)
I'm not very tolerant of the Republican party nor their intellectually

train
to
I train to perform like an athlete

transit
to
The first dome is said to be in transit to the site

transmit
to
The communications system will transmit to anyone within range

try
to
Blackstone may try to block Shaw Communications Inc.'s purchase of Canwest telecom

to try
to fix
We will try to fix the supply as soon as possible

type
of
This is the type of revelation you only get from this third party broadcast

use
as
The airline staff supplies cotton balls to use as ear plugs

use
+ person/thing + infinitive
After five practice tests, he got used to the GMAT CAT format

used
+ infinitive
Japan used to be the model industrial economy

to be + used
to + gerund
Workers at this post office are used to delivering the mail

[the] use
of
Certain business issues are arising through the use of social media

view
as
Crews continue to drill a relief well, viewed as the best chance to stop the leak altogether

vote
for
Coaches aren't permitted to vote for their own players

in violation
of
Steve Mason notified that his property is in violation of the local land laws

wait
for
I would just hang around and wait for the game to get over

wait
on
We'll wait on the results of blood tests and then proceed with the investigation

to be + willing
+ infintive
On eBay, international customers are willing to pay a premium to get their hands on an iPad

worry
about
Economists are worried about the rising unemployment figures