Grammar Patterns

poss N

The 'favourite' group

These nouns refer to someone's favourite or preferred thing. Bete noire refers to someone's least favourite thing.
Pine Springs mineral water is my favourite.
Her voice, as so often when talking about her hero, falls to a rapt whisper.
The Lake District is a walker's paradise.
He said that since boats became his passion, he had not given a second thought to his old banking life.
  • bete noire
  • bible
  • blue eyed boy
  • choice
  • dream
  • favourite
  • hero
  • heroine
  • ideal
  • idol
  • lifeblood
  • love
  • mecca
  • paradise
  • passion
  • prayer
  • pride and joy
  • wet dream
  • wish list
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