Grammar Patterns

ADJ in n

The 'careful' group

These adjectives indicate that someone does something with or without care.
We are all for governments being careful in their spending.
The preposition in is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
This led to charges that the agency was remiss in protecting the public against unsafe drugs.
  • careful
  • cautious
  • lax
  • meticulous
  • negligent
  • remiss
  • scrupulous
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