Grammatik

poss N be -ing

poss N be -ing

The noun is preceded by a possessive and is followed by a form of the verb be and an '-ing' clause.
possessive Nounbe-ing clause
Myonlyproblemishaving too many applicants for the job.
Three nouns with this pattern refer to an action that someone is concerned about. They are often preceded by an adjective.
My main concern was getting hold of the notes from all the lectures I had missed.
  • concern
  • fear
  • worry
  • Nouns with other meanings

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