Grammar Patterns

on N

The 'drugs' group

These nouns refer to drugs or medicine. We include here dialysis, which indicates a treatment. This use is productive: the names of other drugs can be used with this pattern.
They probably think I'm on drugs or something.
I never went out when I was on heroin.
Her GP put her on tranquillisers.
  • on amphetamines
  • on cocaine
  • on dialysis
  • on drugs
  • on ecstasy
  • on heroin
  • on medication
  • on skunk
  • on steroids
  • on tranquillizers
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