Grammar Patterns

adj N

The 'hair' group
These nouns refer to physical characteristics and types of voice. This is a productive use: any noun referring to a part of the body can be used with this pattern.
I think she has a lovely figure and should be proud of her small waist.
He had brown hair and wore a grey shirt.
He was a giant of a man, with a deep voice that instantly commanded respect.
  • complexion
  • drawl
  • eyes
  • face
  • figure
  • grin
  • hair
  • locks
  • smile
  • tone
  • voice
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