by N

The 'nature' group

These nouns are used to indicate why, or in what respect, someone or something is what they are. We include here reputation, which indicates that a person or thing is thought to be something, and definition, which indicates that a person or thing must be something because of the way they are described. Definition, profession, reputation, and trade are count nouns. Nature is a singular noun.
Youngsters are conservative by nature and can take a dim view of a new teacher suddenly turning up.
A lawyer by profession, he came to national prominence as the Secretary General of the National Union of Mineworkers.
She was by reputation a good organiser and committee person.
  • by adoption
  • by birth
  • by blood
  • by conviction
  • by definition
  • by inclination
  • by instinct
  • by marriage
  • by nature
  • by profession
  • by reputation
  • by temperament
  • by trade
  • by tradition
  • by training
  • 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