Grammar Patterns

ADJ in n

The 'fluent' group

These adjectives indicate that someone has, or does not have, a particular skill.
She was fluent in Russian and spoke Hebrew and German well.
The preposition in is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
The air force requires all its members to be proficient in handling weapons.
  • fluent
  • proficient
  • schooled
  • skilful
  • skilled
  • unskilled
  • unversed
  • versed
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