Grammar Patterns

the N

The 'forefront' group

These nouns refer to metaphorical positions.
In all these activities the clergy were in the forefront.
He added: 'We simply have to join in the process of rationalisation in the industry rather than stand on the sidelines.'
  • background
  • edge
  • forefront
  • foreground
  • fringe (usu plural)
  • lead
  • leading edge
  • sidelines
  • stratosphere
  • vanguard
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