Grammar Patterns

in N

The 'plait' group

These nouns refer to hairstyles.
Her hair was up in a bun under the small riding hat.
His son, now 30, who wears his hair in dreadlocks, has since left Britain and is working in South Africa.
Her bleached hair was scraped off her face and tied in plaits.
  • in bangs
  • in braids
  • in bunches
  • in dreadlocks
  • in dreads
  • in pigtails
  • in plaits
  • in ringlets
  • in an Afro
  • in a beehive
  • in a bob
  • in a braid
  • in a bun
  • in a buzz cut
  • in a chignon
  • in a Mohawk
  • in a mullet
  • in a pageboy
  • in a pigtail
  • in a plait
  • in a ponytail
  • All these nouns also have the pattern into N.
    Her hair was pulled back into a girlish ponytail and fastened with a rubber band.

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