it v-link ADJ that
The 'marvellous' groupThese adjectives indicate that the event or situation indicated by the that-clause is a good or desirable one. They include:
words with a general meaning e.g. brilliant, fantastic, marvellous
words with a specific meaning e.g. appropriate, equitable, logical
words that describe the effect it has on someone e.g. encouraging, exciting, reassuring
This is a productive use: any adjective that means 'good' or 'desirable' can be used in this pattern. We show below the most frequent.
acceptable admirable advisable appropriate apt beneficial brilliant commendable convenient cool cute desirable encouraging equitable exciting fabulous fair fantastic fine fitting flattering fortuitous fortunate good gratifying great healthy heartening helpful inspiring laudable logical lovely lucky marvellous nice pleasing preferable proper providential realistic reasonable reassuring refreshing right sensible splendid terrific timely understandable useful wise wonderful
It is far better that we work slowly in building up this agreement, making sure that it's something that is lasting and stable, rather than simply rushing into it.
I felt it was logical that I should finish my career with the club where it began.
Isn't it marvellous that these buildings have survived, she told herself.
It seems entirely reasonable that airline passengers who are unable to walk long distances should be provided with wheelchair assistance.
It's reassuring that only seven per cent have had an accident in the home in the last two years.