Grammar Patterns

n N

The 'lotion' group

These nouns refer to substances which have particular uses. The thing indicated by the first noun is directly affected by the substance indicated by the second noun. For example an oven cleaner is used to clean ovens.
This is a productive use.
Using a fabric conditioner will make clothes easier to handle and iron.
She'd left a small bottle of hand lotion in his bathroom.
  • cement (tile)
  • cleaner
  • conditioner
  • enhancer
  • lotion
  • remover (paint)
  • repellent
  • suppressant
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