Grammatik

ADJ to n

ADJ to n

The adjective is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with to. With some adjectives, the preposition to is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause. This pattern is ADJ to -ing.
 Adjectivetonoun group/'-ing' clause
The terms arefavourabletowomen.
The money will bepayabletothe charity of your choice.
We areunusedtohaving to worry about water.
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'beneficial' groupThe 'detrimental' groupThe 'partial' groupThe 'generous' and 'horrible' groupThe 'fascinating' and 'infuriating' groupThe 'similar' groupThe 'important' groupThe 'sensitive' groupThe 'accustomed' groupThe 'liable' groupThe 'married' groupThe 'inferior' groupThe 'responsible' groupThe 'restricted' groupThe 'recognizable' groupThe 'obvious' groupThe 'accessible' groupThe 'parallel' groupThe 'tantamount' groupAdjectives with other meaningsOther related patterns

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