Grammatik

ADJ from n

The 'dirty' group

These adjectives indicate that a person or thing has a particular appearance or is in a particular state. The noun group following from indicates the cause.
Your child's hands are likely to get dirty from the newspaper print as well as very sticky, so keep a bowl of soapy water handy for frequent washes.
Near the tide line, the rocks are slippery from crude oil apparently welling up from below the beach.
  • bloodshot
  • blotchy
  • damp
  • dirty
  • dishevelled
  • dull
  • dusty
  • filthy
  • flushed
  • lustrous
  • pale
  • shiny
  • slippery
  • wet
  • Adjectives which indicate colour are also used with this pattern. We list below the most frequent. The Subject may be a person, a part of the body, or a thing.
    I was turning blue from lack of oxygen because I didn't want to gasp for air and look like I couldn't handle the pace.
  • black
  • blue
  • brown
  • green
  • red
  • ruddy
  • rusty
  • scarlet
  • white
  • Adjectives which indicate heat or coldness are also used with this pattern.
    Harrell's face was cold from the wind.
  • cold
  • cool
  • hot
  • icy
  • warm
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