Grammar Patterns

n N

The first noun refers to the place or institution connected in some way with the person indicated by the second noun. For example, an inner city resident resides in the inner city.
The Bristol player has won little in two seasons but has now beaten the world champion on each of the three occasions he has played him.
He was described as 'a regular church-goer who believes in strong family values'.
I'm a Vietnam vet, I've been in combat, and I know what this sound was. It was a missile exploding.
  • champion
  • dweller (city)
  • entrant (university)
  • -goer (church)
  • graduate
  • peacekeeper (UN)
  • resident
  • vet (Vietnam)
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