Grammar Patterns

adj N

The 'cook' group

These nouns refer to a person or thing that does something. The adjective indicates, for example, how well they do it, or to what extent.
Was your mother a good cook?
When I was young I was a rather fussy eater.
Genes provide a more reliable indicator of the relation between groups of people than outward appearance can.
I think the book will be a big seller.
I let myself in quietly because I do not want to disturb my mother. She is a light sleeper.
Sagittarians are the big spenders of the zodiac, but now is the time to hunker down and conserve your financial resources.
  • attender
  • believer
  • bidder
  • conversationalist
  • cook
  • dancer
  • debater
  • draughtsman
  • dresser
  • earner
  • eater
  • flyer
  • gainer
  • hitter
  • horseman
  • indicator
  • jumper
  • leveller
  • listener
  • mover
  • operator
  • orator
  • payer
  • performer
  • predictor
  • puncher
  • reader
  • riser
  • scholar
  • seller
  • server
  • shot
  • sleeper
  • speller
  • spender
  • tactician
  • talker
  • taskmaster
  • timekeeper
  • worker
  • There is also one noun, eyesight, which refers to the ability of someone to see well.
    His poor eyesight meant that he had to wear spectacles from the age of six.

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