Grammar Patterns

there v-link something/anything/nothing ADJ about n/-ing

The 'addictive' group

These adjectives indicate that an activity is so interesting or pleasant that people want to watch it or take part in it all the time, or that a person is so attractive that people want to be with them all the time.
Was there not also something addictive about his branch of the banking business?
The preposition about is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
There was something almost irresistible about being silly in public.
  • addictive
  • compelling
  • compulsive
  • hypnotic
  • irresistible
  • magnetic
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