Grammar Patterns

poss N

The 'bearing' group

These nouns refer generally to the way someone moves, speaks, or looks.
He was tall, elegant and good-looking with a touch of arrogance in his bearing.
Judging by his speech and his unsteady gait, the Texan multi-millionaire had obviously been drinking heavily.
Her tone was no longer light and bantering; now it was soft and comforting.
  • appearance
  • bearing
  • carriage
  • delivery
  • demeanour
  • expression
  • exterior
  • gait
  • gaze
  • manner
  • mien
  • pace
  • posture
  • speech
  • stance
  • step
  • stride
  • style
  • tone
  • voice
  • walk
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