Gramática

there v-link something/nothing/anything ADJ with n/-ing

there v-link something/nothing/anything ADJ with n/-ing

The adjective group comes after there, a link verb (usually be), and one of the indefinite pronouns something, anything, or nothing, and is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of with and a noun group. With some adjectives, the preposition with is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
therelink verbsomething/nothing/anythingAdjective groupwithnoun group/-ing
There'ssomethingwrongwithmy phone.
There are only two adjectives which have this pattern. They indicate that something is bad in some way.
There is nothing amiss with a little gentle exuberance to celebrate a moment of sporting glory.
The preposition with is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
There is nothing wrong with borrowing to buy a house as long as the amount borrowed is affordable and the house is a good buy.
  • amiss
  • wrong
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