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English definition of “of”

of

preposition (WITH ADJECTIVES/VERBS)    weak /əv/ strong /ɒv/ US  /ɑːv/
used to connect particular adjectives and verbs with nouns : fond of swimming sick of his excuses frightened of spiders Grammar:OfOf is a preposition.
(Definition of of preposition (WITH ADJECTIVES/VERBS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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