Grammar Patterns

with N

with N

The noun comes in a noun group after the preposition with. In some cases, the noun group begins with a determiner. In most cases, however, there is no determiner.
withNoun group
withdismay
withgreat intensity
witha sigh
This pattern is very productive. For many of the meaning groups below, other nouns sometimes occur with this pattern. The nouns listed here are the ones which are most frequently used in this way.Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'amusement' groupThe 'aplomb' groupThe 'speed' groupThe 'care' groupThe 'skill' groupThe 'smile' groupThe 'help' groupThe 'aim' groupThe 'justification' groupThe 'regard' groupThe 'practice' groupNouns with other meaningsProductive uses

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