Grammar Patterns

in N

The 'explanation' group

These nouns refer to why someone does or says something.
'They moved her to Rose Cottage,' Emily shouted in explanation.
The Union Jack flies atop the US Embassy in London in a gesture of solidarity and remembrance on July 14.
Three months ago she resumed training in preparation for the National Championships.
  • in aid of ...
  • in explanation
  • in furtherance of ...
  • in mitigation
  • in preparation for ...
  • in pursuance of ...
  • in salutation
  • in salute
  • in support of ...
  • in a gesture of ...
  • in a show of ...
  • in the furtherance of ...
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