Grammar Patterns

the N be -ing

Nouns with other meanings

There are a number of other nouns which have this pattern.
The alternative is closing the door to thousands of students, closing courses, and ignoring employers' needs.
The main danger is slipping in the mud as participants pick their rain-soaked way from one workshop to the next.
  • alternative
  • attraction
  • danger
  • joy
  • mistake
  • surprise
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