Grammar Patterns

N behind n

The 'idea' group

These nouns refer to an idea, motive, or plan.
She said the idea behind the campaign was to show the dangers of alcohol abuse in an innovative way.
Explain the reasoning behind this decision to us, please.
That was the philosophy behind the opening of America's first children's museum, in Brooklyn in 1899.
I don't really care whether he has a theory behind his music.
  • agenda
  • aim
  • assumption
  • concept
  • idea
  • impetus
  • impulse
  • inspiration
  • intention
  • logic
  • motivation
  • motives
  • philosophy
  • premise
  • principle
  • purpose
  • rationale
  • reasoning
  • strategy
  • theory
  • thinking
  • thought
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