ग्रामर

the N

The 'washing-up' group

These nouns refer to tasks that need doing, for example household tasks. This is a productive use. (These nouns are also often used without the.)
I've practically finished the ironing.
Then when lunch was over Martha volunteered to do the washing-up.
  • baking
  • catering
  • cleaning
  • cooking
  • dishes
  • driving
  • drying up
  • dusting
  • hoovering
  • ironing
  • laundry
  • shopping
  • vacuuming
  • washing
  • washing-up
  • This pattern is also used to say that a particular person does or will do something, rather than other people.
    This time he did the talking.
    I leave the thinking to you, Bettina, I always have done.

    संबंधित सामग्री देखें

    कोलिन्स से नया!
    कोलिन्स से नया!
    अंग्रेजी शब्द सूची
    अंग्रेजी शब्द सूची
    नवीनतम शब्द प्रस्तुतियाँ
    नवीनतम शब्द प्रस्तुतियाँ
    इजी लर्निंग इंग्लिश ग्रामर
    इजी लर्निंग इंग्लिश ग्रामर
    COBUILD व्याकरण
    COBUILD व्याकरण
    वर्ड लवर का ब्लॉग
    वर्ड लवर का ब्लॉग
    ऑनलाइन स्क्रैबल चेकर
    ऑनलाइन स्क्रैबल चेकर
    The Paul Noble Method
    The Paul Noble Method
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