ADJ for n
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'suitable' groupThe 'ready' groupThe 'eager' groupThe 'famous' groupThe 'good' groupThe 'responsible' groupThe 'afraid' groupThe 'happy' groupThe 'compulsory' groupThe 'vital' groupThe 'useful' groupThe 'pushed' groupThe 'guilty' groupThe 'destined' groupAdjectives with other meaningsProductive usesOther related patterns
ADJ for nThe adjective is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of for and a noun group. With some adjectives, the preposition for is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause. This pattern is ADJ for -ing.
|Adjective||for||noun group/-ing clause|
|Wooden furniture is||appropriate||for||most settings.|
|He is||renowned||for||having a hot temper.|