N to-inf

Nouns with other meanings

There are a number of other nouns which have this pattern.
Despite Australia's failure to reach the final, he was adamant that they were as good as any of the other competing nations.
It was a fast enough time to make him the favourite to win.
Given Britain's refusal to accept the plan, it is hard to see how it can make progress.
With a stopwatch at the ready, the headmistress gave the signal to start.
She said it was difficult to break back into the academic sphere after taking time out to have a family.
John decided the best way to get publicity was to race the car at Le Mans.
Job always comes after the verb have.
With all these different pensions, you're going to have a job to keep track.
Position always comes after the preposition in.
I was glad to be in a position to help her.
  • cue
  • deadline
  • failure
  • favourite
  • fitness
  • help
  • imperative
  • job
  • position
  • queue
  • refusal
  • signal
  • temptation
  • time out
  • way
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