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Hello.

Please explane me such construction "to be of"

examples with using it are here
The engines are of two types. (which means That Engines have two types) am i right here?
Another one: Thank you very much , you were(to be, will be) of help (that means of someones utility in some things)

Another question i got is:

what does mean the expression (personal pronoun to be really after)?
example for it is The car i was realy after! or The information we are realy after! and The good I'll be realy after?
does that use when someone very want / need something
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Thank you.
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Hi,

The engines are of two types. (which means That Engines have two types)

Yes, you're right. Much more common would be there are two types of engine(s)

Thank you very much , you were of help

Yes, you're right again. It means you helped or you were helpful. These are more common ways of saying it.

what does mean the expression (to be really after)?


to be after something means to be pursuing it, to be trying to get it.

I'm after a good job. Mary is after Tom!

Best wishes, Clive


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Greetings, Clive. thanks for answering
I recently happened on such phrase:
"ofcourse it has the information we are realy after."
i comprehended it as "the information which we very need/want for something"..is that right?
is anybody gonna answer my question?
Yes, Hemon, you are absolutely correct. When someone is after something, it means that they are seeking it or that it is of value to them.
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