Grammar Patterns

N from n

The 'relic' group

These nouns refer to things or people that have survived into the present, although other things that existed at the same time have gone.
Even now, much of what schoolchildren are taught is a hangover from the country's colonial past.
Their radio communication system is a relic from the 1950s which keeps on breaking down.
  • hangover
  • leftover
  • legacy
  • relic
  • survivor
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