Grammar Patterns

Adjective patterns with what

Adjective patterns with what

In this section we describe adjective patterns which begin with what. These patterns are examples of pseudo-cleft sentences.We include in this section patterns which include a finite or non-finite clause, such as what v-link ADJ v-link that (e.g. What is interesting is that they went unnoticed) and patterns which include a prepositional phrase, such as what v-link ADJ about n v-link n (e.g. What is interesting about this book is its explanation of techniques).The patterns in this section are:
    Pattern 1: what v-link ADJ v-link that
    Pattern 2: what v-link ADJ v-link wh
    Pattern 3: what v-link ADJ v-link -ing
    Pattern 4: what v-link ADJ to-inf v-link that/wh
    Pattern 5: what v-link ADJ to n v-link that/wh
    Pattern 6: what v-link ADJ about n v-link n/that/wh
    Pattern 7: what v-link ADJ in n v-link that/wh
    Pattern 8: what v-link ADJ with n v-link that/wh
Pattern 1: what v-link ADJ v-link thatPattern 2: what v-link ADJ v-link whPattern 3: what v-link ADJ v-link -ingPattern 4: what v-link ADJ to-inf v-link that/whPattern 5: what v-link ADJ to n v-link that/whPattern 6: what v-link ADJ about n v-link n/that/whPattern 7: what v-link ADJ in n v-link n/that/whPattern 8: what v-link ADJ with n v-link n/that/wh

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