Grammar Patterns

V way prep/adv

The 'ooze' group

These verbs typically have an inanimate Subject and indicate how something such as a liquid or an idea moves or spreads.
The tears dripped their way onto the absorbent vest.
He could seek instant guidance on complicated social issues that now take months to ooze their way through journalistic filters and political processes.
The scent of incense wafted its way up through the shafts of light from the high clerestory windows.
  • drip
  • filter
  • melt
  • ooze
  • percolate
  • waft
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