Gramática

N on n

Nouns with other meanings

There are a number of other nouns which have this pattern.
'I had a bit of a crush on her. But she didn't know I was alive,' he admits.
Within hours of the Kobe earthquake, shops in Tokyo were reporting a run on torches, protective helmets and dried food.
The plan calls for increased government spending on education and other reforms to aid people in the inner cities.
Curse, insistence, and reflection are sometimes followed by upon instead of on.
This verdict is not to be seen as a reflection upon Danielle or her evidence.
In the case of insistence, the preposition on is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
I marvel at her determination, her energy, her insistence on taking time for herself every now and then.
In the case of handle, the preposition on is sometimes followed by a wh-clause.
The only way we can get a handle on what's going on is to actually look there.
Fix and handle are always preceded by the determiner a.
Mick F got a fix on a satellite and sent a 'mission aborted' signal back to the Kremlin.
  • attempt
  • climb-down
  • comment
  • course
  • crush
  • curse
  • drag
  • entrance
  • expenditure
  • fix
  • foothold
  • handle
  • head start
  • hold
  • insistence
  • monopoly
  • option
  • reflection
  • run
  • seal
  • spending
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