Grammar Patterns

the N

The 'sea' group

These nouns refer to the world, or to natural things in the environment. (Ice, land, rain, weather, and wind are also often used without the.)
'They made it!' howled Moynahan, tossing his helmet into the air.
The thinning of the ozone layer makes wearing protective sunglasses more important now then ever.
Today the sea is rough.
The weather was beautiful.
He spent most of last year jetting around the world, opening his eyes to new cultures and new ways of life.
  • air
  • biosphere
  • cosmos
  • deep
  • earth
  • ebb
  • elements
  • environment
  • firmament
  • fourth dimension
  • galaxy
  • globe
  • ground
  • heavens
  • high-water mark
  • horizon
  • ice
  • land
  • macrocosm
  • monsoons
  • moon
  • ocean
  • ozone layer
  • planet
  • rain
  • rains
  • sea
  • sky
  • skyline
  • solar system
  • spectrum
  • stratosphere
  • sun
  • tide
  • universe
  • water table
  • weather
  • wind
  • world
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