Grammar Patterns

V way prep/adv

The 'reason' group

These verbs, when used with way, are concerned with solving a problem by thinking about it.
She's lied to the little girl and can't figure her way out of it.
He and Dr Watson had reasoned their way to the structure of DNA on only the barest of evidence.
  • agonize
  • (cannot) figure
  • guess
  • rationalize
  • reason
  • will
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