Grammar Patterns

n N

The first noun refers to the place where the person indicated by the second noun works,or the institution in which they work. For example, a car-park attendant works in a car-park, and an army chaplain works in the army.
He scored 68 goals in 123 games and was made club captain.
At 8.30pm, a UN official arrived to tell the crowd what was happening around them.
In 1993, only one Japanese office worker in ten had a personal computer on his desk.
  • artiste (cabaret)
  • assistant (shop)
  • attendant (car-park)
  • captain (army)
  • captain (club)
  • captain (sea)
  • chaplain
  • chief
  • commissioner (police)
  • hand (farm/mill)
  • High Commissioner (UN)
  • official (UN)
  • ombudsman
  • source (government)
  • spokesman
  • spokesperson
  • spokeswoman
  • worker (office)
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