Grammar Patterns

the N be to-inf

The 'trick' group

These nouns refer to actions that are effective or desirable.
If she's busy playing, she'll find it hard to suck her thumb at the same time. So the answer is to keep her busy!
The trick is to plan ahead.
Way is always preceded by an adjective such as best or easiest.
The best way is to lower your ticket prices.
Thing is usually preceded by an adjective such as important or main.
The important thing is to make the house safe.
  • answer
  • key
  • remedy
  • rule
  • secret
  • solution
  • thing
  • trick
  • way
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