Grammar Patterns

V way prep/adv

The 'work' group

These verbs, when used with way, are concerned with completing a long task carefully, such as reading a book or listening to an album.
Mackenzie has made the congregation into a real family simply through preaching his way through the Bible.
Leaphorn was thumbing his way through the notebook a second time, making notes in his own notebook.
In a far corner of the bar, a pianist with a portable keyboard works his way through some requests.
  • leaf
  • listen
  • preach
  • read
  • scroll
  • sift
  • thumb
  • work
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