Grammar Patterns

ADJ in n

The 'successful' group

These adjectives indicate that someone or something is successful or unsuccessful.
Carey said she had originally been disappointed in her quest for a career in social work.
The preposition in is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
The entrepreneur has been hugely successful in creating a world-beating business.
  • disappointed
  • effective
  • experienced
  • ineffective
  • successful
  • unsuccessful
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