Grammar Patterns

ADJ over n

The 'jealous' group

These adjectives indicate a range of other reactions to a situation. The noun group following over indicates the cause of the reaction.
Attempts to make him jealous over Spike's frequent visits came to nothing.
Joseph is unrepentant over his sensational kiss-and-tell revelations.
  • ashamed
  • careful
  • cautious
  • flexible
  • jealous
  • nostalgic
  • sceptical
  • sensitive
  • uncertain
  • unrepentant
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