Grammar Patterns

in N

The 'response' group

These nouns refer to responses.
In response to the study, the City Council appointed a Task Force on Aging, led by Dr. Walter Bortz.
The spokesman said that no further aerial bombing had been carried out by the air force in retaliation.
In return for a reduced sentence she agreed to give evidence against her husband.
  • in answer (to ...)
  • in compensation (for ...)
  • in defence (of ...)
  • in imitation (of ...)
  • in protest (at ...)
  • in reaction to ...
  • in recompense (for ...)
  • in reply (to ...)
  • in reprisal (for ...)
  • in response (to ...)
  • in retaliation (for ...)
  • in return (for ...)
  • in revenge (for ...)
  • in self-defence
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