Adjectives followed by an infinitive A

Try this exercise test your knowledge of adjectives and improve English grammar

Many adjectives can be followed by an infinitive to say how people feel, eg

  • Are you ready to begin?

  • They were willing to see me.

Exercise

  • They were willing to see me.

Which four of the adjectives below cannot replace the adjective in the sentence above, because it would not make sense?
1 glad
2 shocked
3 intelligent
4 (un)happy
5 afraid
6 likely
7 lazy
8 anxious
9 certain
10 ready
11 lucky
12 surprised
13 fine
14 right
15 unusual
16 sorry
17 determined
18 prepared
19 astonished
20 sad

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