Grammar Patterns

ADJ as n

The 'marvellous' group

These adjectives indicate that someone or something is judged to be good or bad in a particular role.
His advice is to concentrate on making science in Britain attractive as a career for young people.
We left for New York feeling sad and inadequate as parents.
The death penalty has proven worthless as a solution to the problem of violent crime.
  • acceptable
  • adequate
  • attractive
  • effective
  • helpful
  • inadequate
  • ineffective
  • invaluable
  • irrelevant
  • meaningless
  • misleading
  • obsolete
  • popular
  • satisfactory
  • suitable
  • unchallenged
  • unsuitable
  • useful
  • useless
  • valid
  • valuable
  • viable
  • welcome
  • worthless
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