Grammar Patterns

N to n

The 'speech' and 'letter' group

These nouns refer to speech and writing.
His advice to parents who find themselves in a similar situation is: 'Find a local lawyer immediately and get in touch with your MP.'
I asked the warden to put in a call to you here but he wouldn't.
This plan was outlined in a letter to the leadership of the European Union.
I wrote to you and tried to explain without breaking my promise to Bob.
In a speech to diplomats and businessmen in Washington, he said the key to prosperity in the hemisphere was trade, not aid.
In a written statement to the court, Mr Gardner said she became very cross with him because she thought he had reported her to the police.
Words is used with a possessive.
His first words to Christa were, 'Something has to change, don't you think?'
  • address
  • advice
  • apology
  • appeal
  • approach
  • broadcast
  • call
  • complaint
  • directive
  • epistle
  • evidence
  • hint
  • instructions
  • lecture
  • letter
  • memo
  • message
  • note
  • overtures
  • petition
  • plea
  • prayer
  • presentation
  • promise
  • rebuke
  • report
  • representations
  • request
  • speech
  • statement
  • submission
  • warning
  • words
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