Grammar Patterns

ADJ wh

ADJ wh

The adjective is followed by a finite wh-clause. Some adjectives are sometimes followed by a non-finite wh-to-inf clause.
 Adjectivewh-clause/wh-to-inf clause
They arescepticalwhether the film will ever be completed.
I wasuncertainhow to begin.
I wasworriedwhat my husband might think.
The adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'uncertain' groupThe 'aware' groupThe 'afraid' group

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