Grammar Patterns

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

The 'wrong' group

These adjectives indicate that someone or something is bad in some way.
I would argue that there is nothing evil in Wagner's music.
The preposition in is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
There is nothing shameful in not wanting a career.
There is nothing wrong in setting high standards for ourselves but these shouldn't be unrealistic.
  • amiss
  • bad
  • dodgy
  • evil
  • illegal
  • illogical
  • improper
  • inappropriate
  • irregular
  • malicious
  • nasty
  • shameful
  • sinister
  • untoward
  • wrong
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