Grammatica

ADJ to n

ADJ to n

The adjective is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with to. With some adjectives, the preposition to is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause. This pattern is ADJ to -ing.
 Adjectivetonoun group/'-ing' clause
The terms arefavourabletowomen.
The money will bepayabletothe charity of your choice.
We areunusedtohaving to worry about water.
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'beneficial' groupThe 'detrimental' groupThe 'partial' groupThe 'generous' and 'horrible' groupThe 'fascinating' and 'infuriating' groupThe 'similar' groupThe 'important' groupThe 'sensitive' groupThe 'accustomed' groupThe 'liable' groupThe 'married' groupThe 'inferior' groupThe 'responsible' groupThe 'restricted' groupThe 'recognizable' groupThe 'obvious' groupThe 'accessible' groupThe 'parallel' groupThe 'tantamount' groupAdjectives with other meaningsOther related patterns

Vedi contenuto correlato

NUOVO da Collins!
NUOVO da Collins!
Elenchi di parole inglesi
Elenchi di parole inglesi
Ultime parole inviate
Ultime parole inviate
Facile apprendimento della grammatica inglese
Facile apprendimento della grammatica inglese
COBUILD Grammar Patterns
COBUILD Grammar Patterns
Blog di amanti delle parole
Blog di amanti delle parole
Scrabble Checker online
Scrabble Checker online
The Paul Noble Method
The Paul Noble Method
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access