Verbs That Need “For”
(x) I’m waiting him.
(x) I waited you for a long time.
(x) I waited him.
(x) I’m waiting the bus.
I’m waiting for him.
I waited for him.
I’m waiting for the bus.
How long have you been waiting for the bus?
He kept me waiting for more than an hour.
I’ve been waiting and waiting for you.
(x) I’m preparing TOEFL.
I’m preparing for the TOEFL.
‘I’m preparing the TOEFL’은 토플 시험지를 만들고 있다는 말입니다.
(어색한 표현) I’m studying the TOEFL.
I’m studying for the TOEFL.