Grammar Patterns

N to n

The 'hostility' and 'devotion' group

These nouns refer to people's attitudes or feelings about something.
'Privatisation will change a lot of people's attitudes to work,' he believes.
Their devotion to the cause remains absolute.
How else did his hostility to women show itself?
Opposition to the government has been mounting since the United Nations imposed sanctions two weeks ago.
In the case of addiction, approach, attitude, aversion, dedication, devotion, opposition, reaction, and resistance, the preposition to is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
Our dedication to maintaining those standards has helped us build a national reputation for coffee quality.
  • addiction
  • allegiance
  • allergy
  • antagonism
  • antipathy
  • approach
  • attachment
  • attitude
  • aversion
  • dedication
  • deference
  • devotion
  • disloyalty
  • fidelity
  • gratitude
  • homage
  • hostility
  • indifference
  • loyalty
  • obedience
  • opposition
  • reaction
  • resistance
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