Grammar Patterns

N among pl-n

The 'popularity' group

These nouns refer to the state of being liked or respected by people.
Though government officials carefully monitored his movements, his popularity among the people remained indisputable.
Under Col's expert hands, nose and eyes, the Kenilworth product has earned an enviable reputation among cheese connoisseurs.
She has strong support among the youth and women's sections of the Social Democrats.
Reputation may also refer to the state of not being liked.
Southern Italy, particularly the area around Naples, has a bad reputation among yachtsmen.
  • appeal
  • credibility
  • popularity
  • reputation
  • respect
  • status
  • success
  • support
  • There are also three nouns which refer to a person or thing that is liked or respected.
    He lifted the team during those late minutes, and it is obvious he is a favourite among our supporters.
    Choice and figure are always preceded by an adjective.
    McPartland was never a household name, but he was a powerful figure among those who know and love jazz.
  • choice
  • favourite
  • figure
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