Grammar Patterns

N over n

The 'agreement' group

These nouns refer to an agreement or decision.
The two men apparently reached a compromise over the disputed issue of taxation.
The preposition over is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
A bitter row among Cabinet Ministers has forced the government to delay making a decision over widening the M25 to 14 lanes.
The preposition over is sometimes followed by a wh-clause.
The allies are not in complete agreement over where outside of NATO territory the force can be deployed.
  • agreement
  • compromise
  • decision
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