He is very hard on lazy people.
In the first place, he's a lazy boy.
I cannot help his being lazy.
The trouble with him is that he is lazy.
John had been lazy before he met you.
The teacher was impatient with the idle fellow.
The teacher declined to let the lazy boy attend his class.
He was removed from his post because he was idle.
For one thing he is lazy, for another he drinks.
He was fired on the grounds that he was lazy.