Grammar Patterns

v it ADJ for n to-inf

The 'right' group

These adjectives indicate that an action is judged to be good in some way. They are used with verbs such as believe.
Mr Borbidge said he considered it reasonable for a person to defend his or her home and family through the use of weapons, including firearms.
Seventy nine per cent of those questioned thought it right for the police to keep watch on a man with no criminal record.
Acceptable, attractive, safe, and worthwhile are also used with verbs such as make.
Special funds have been set aside to make it attractive for these farmers to sell out.
  • acceptable
  • advisable
  • appropriate
  • attractive
  • fair
  • good
  • reasonable
  • right
  • safe
  • sensible
  • wise
  • worthwhile
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