Grammar Patterns

the N

The 'bull's eye' group

These nouns refer to part of an object of some kind.
The background is generally white or cream with the finely printed design in another colour.
She put on a sharp-shooting performance, hitting the bull's-eye every time.
The pith is thin, so there is lots of juicy flesh.
  • background
  • bull's-eye
  • footplate
  • foreground
  • hypotenuse
  • kerb
  • pith
  • pulp
  • warp
  • weft
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