Grammar Patterns

N among pl-n

The 'unemployment' group

These nouns refer to problems, especially social problems.
Military leaders said corruption among ministers was a major reason for the coup early this year.
This is a common problem among small firms and one that can limit innovation and growth.
The Holland Report followed in 1977 and concentrated on the problem of unemployment among young people.
Rate and use are usually preceded by another noun.
Yet still the divorce rate among Asians is rising.
The study found that drug use among young people is widespread.
  • corruption
  • crime
  • poverty
  • problem
  • rate
  • unemployment
  • unrest
  • use
  • violence
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