Grammatik

ADJ towards/toward n

ADJ towards/toward n

The adjective is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of towards or toward and a noun group. With some adjectives, the preposition is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause. This pattern is ADJ towards/toward -ing.
 Adjectivetoward/towardsnoun group/-ing clause
They should be moreconsideratetowardsthe prisoners.
The campaign wasorientedtowardsselling the product.
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'sympathetic' groupThe 'aggressive' groupThe 'ambivalent' groupThe 'oriented' group

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