Grammar Patterns

adj N

The 'time bomb' group

These nouns are used metaphorically. The adjective usually indicates what sort of thing is in fact being talked about.
Others had pointed to the moral bankruptcy of capitalism.
If the regional touring theatre companies also begin to go under, a large area of this country will be well on the way to becoming a cultural desert.
Creating the wrong impression could potentially inhibit your climb up the corporate ladder.
It's a political time bomb that could cost the government the next election.
  • backwater
  • baggage
  • bankruptcy
  • blueprint
  • climate
  • desert
  • footwork
  • frontier
  • ground
  • gymnastics
  • hat
  • journey
  • ladder
  • landscape
  • machine
  • mecca
  • meltdown
  • minefield
  • numbness
  • purse
  • shackles
  • suicide
  • territory
  • time bomb
  • umbrella
  • vacuum
  • wasteland
  • waters
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