Grammar Patterns

ADJ after v

The 'unused' group

These adjectives indicate that something is not used or dealt with. They often occur after the verb lie, sit, or stand.
A cup of tea sits untouched on the deck beside it.
But it is understood that another £720 million is lying unused.
If a building stands vacant, everything, from doors to windows, to roof are removed within a month.
  • deserted
  • neglected
  • undisturbed
  • unfinished
  • unopened
  • unread
  • untouched
  • unused
  • vacant
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