Grammar Patterns

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The 'incredible' group

These adjectives indicate that something is thought to be true or possible, or the opposite. They are used with verbs such as find. The adjectives meaning 'not true' in this group are more frequent than the adjectives meaning 'true'.
Some people find it incredible that racing drivers can earn so much money while others receive so little.
I still find it unbelievable that the Government has waited 22 months to act on this.
Conceivable, inconceivable, incredible, and plausible are also used with verbs such as make.
This would make it conceivable that the party would lose power at the next election.
The tsunami tragedy and its huge human loss made it inconceivable that the race starting in Phuket could have been run as planned.
  • axiomatic
  • conceivable
  • inconceivable
  • incredible
  • plausible
  • true
  • unbelievable
  • unimaginable
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