Grammar Patterns

into N

into N

The noun comes in a noun group after the preposition into. In a few cases, the noun group begins with a determiner. In most cases, there is no determiner.
intoNoun group
intoanarchy
intoa grin
Most nouns with this pattern also have the pattern in N: see Section 66. The nouns listed here are ones which do not typically have the pattern in N.Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'oblivion' groupThe 'bankruptcy' groupThe 'crime' groupThe 'laughter' groupNouns with other meanings

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