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English practice - Adjective + preposition IV

Adjective + of
Other adjectives that use the proposition of.
Sick/Tired of - to have too much of something, we don't want any more.
"We have spaghetti every night for dinner. Let's have pizza tonight, I'm tired of spaghetti." - Recently we've had too much spaghetti, I don't want any more.
"Andrew is always late. Our boss is getting tired of his behavior." - Andrew has been late too many times, our boss doesn't want him to be late any more.
"Andrew you're late again! I'm tired of waiting for you!"
Typical of - it's usual; it happens very often. * This is used with a negative meaning most of the time.
"Andrew is late again! That's typical of him to make us wait."

A: "Sorry Brad, your brother Derrick ate the last brownie at lunch."
B: "That's typical of Derrick, he's very selfish."

"Oh no! Not more spaghetti! I'm sick of spaghetti!"

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