Grammar Patterns

poss N

The 'flatmate' group

These nouns refer to someone who lives in the same place as someone else, or who comes from the same place.
Lewis took the gold in a time of 9.86. In second place was his compatriot and former world record holder, Leroy Burrell, in a time of 9.88.
That evening I announced to my flatmate that I'd been caught shoplifting.
They were careful to consult their neighbours about it all first, as making the wall slightly higher would mean them losing light.
  • cellmate
  • classmate
  • companion
  • compatriot
  • countryman
  • countrywoman
  • flatmate
  • housemate
  • neighbour
  • roommate
  • schoolmate
  • shipmate
  • stablemate
  • See related content

    English Dictionary
    English Dictionary
    NEW from Collins!
    NEW from Collins!
    English Word Lists
    English Word Lists
    Easy Learning English Grammar
    Easy Learning English Grammar
    Word Lover's Blog
    Word Lover's Blog
    Online Scrabble Checker
    Online Scrabble Checker
    The Paul Noble Method
    The Paul Noble Method
    Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
    Register now or login in to access