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James boasted of his strength.
James boasted for his strength.
Also possible:
James boasted about his strength.
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I have great confidence in you.
I have great confidence to you.

In confidence: Let me tell you something in confidence (= as a secret)

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He's now ashamed from his conduct.
He's now ashamed of his conduct.

It isn't correct to use ashamed of meaning shy. Ashamed means feeling shame or guilt about something. Shy means feeling nervous with someone. Instead of saying: I'm ashamed (or shamed) of my teacher, say: I'm shy of my teacher.

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He's very proud for his promotion.
He's very proud of his promotion.

We say take (a) pride in: A craftsman takes a pride in his work.

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They're leaving for England soon.
They're leaving to England soon.
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