Grammar Patterns

ADJ of n

Adjectives with other meanings

On looking into the tent, Arese discovered its occupants all dead of the smallpox.
No previous culture has even been subjected to such terrifying spectacles, so productive of dismay and fear.
The issue is expected to be top of the agenda when the two presidents meet on Thursday.
The same is true of virtually all ethnic groups.
In the case of capable, guilty, incapable, and innocent, the preposition of is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
I don't think anybody thought she was capable of winning the gold medal in tennis.
He was found guilty of breaking into a shop in March 2015.
Late comes in apposition after names, not after a link verb.
For the constitutional theorists of Victorian times (among them Walter Bagehot, late of this newspaper), the guiding principle was simple: Parliament was sovereign.
  • beloved
  • capable
  • dead
  • guilty
  • incapable
  • independent
  • innocent
  • late
  • predictive
  • productive
  • tolerant
  • top
  • true
  • unbecoming
  • unworthy
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