Grammar Patterns

ADJ about n

The 'right' and 'wrong' group

These adjectives indicate that someone's opinion about something is right or wrong.
It will be impossible to be anything like accurate about time of death.
'I think they've got about ten thousand haven't they now.' 'I may be wrong about those figures but it's something like that.'
The preposition about is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause, particularly in the case of right and wrong.
I don't think Sarah's right about getting another job when the boys are so young.
  • accurate
  • correct
  • right
  • wrong
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