Grammar Patterns

n N

The first noun refers to the subject area in which the person indicated by the second noun works. For example, a defence minister works in the area of defence.
The former England cricket captain and chairman of selectors is also an outstanding golfer.
Ron started out as a radio sports commentator in Des Moines, Iowa.
Independent management consultant and trainer John Langford has a keen interest in gender issues in the workplace.
Last night the chief education officer of Waltham Forest was meeting the chief inspector of schools.
  • attaché (press)
  • captain (cricket)
  • commentator (sports)
  • consultant
  • contractor
  • counsel (defence)
  • crew (film/ambulance)
  • editor (sports)
  • minister (defence)
  • officer (liaison)
  • rep (sales/travel)
  • rep (health and safety)
  • secretary (defence)
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