Grammar Patterns

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

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v something/nothing/anything ADJ about n

The indefinite pronoun something, nothing, or anything follows a verb such as find, have, or notice and is followed by an adjective and a prepositional phrase beginning with about. The adjectives that are found in the pattern shown above are also sometimes found in this variant.
His background is confused, his mood swings are alarming, and he has something childlike about him.
When you get home, you notice something funny about your luggage.
I had always found something odd about the secrecy that the brothers wished to preserve.

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