Grammar Patterns

ADJ against n

The 'steady' group

These adjectives in this pattern indicate that one currency has a high or low value relative to another, or that its value does not change relative to another.
The dollar was a cent higher against the yen at Friday's closing rate.
The pound was steady against both the euro and the dollar.
Recently, the American buck has been weak against the yen and the euro.
  • firm
  • high
  • low
  • stable
  • steady
  • strong
  • weak
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