Grammar Patterns

Plural nouns

The 'basics' group

These nouns refer to basic or detailed parts or aspects of something such as a subject, system, or situation.
If the basics are taught correctly, the learning is quick and easy because everything about the subject is fascinating.
The Government is not prejudging this issue, we're just wrestling with the legal complexities that are involved.
It was now necessary to get down to specifics.
  • basics
  • complexities
  • essentials
  • fundamentals
  • intricacies
  • mechanics
  • minutiae
  • rudiments
  • specifics
  • subtleties
  • technicalities
  • workings
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