The 'specimen' group
These nouns are used when describing or expressing an opinion of someone or something.
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They're a great bunch of girls.
Running two homes is a costly business.
He's an odd character, I warn you, distinctly odd.
'Inevitably there are people who are going to hate you and think you are a smug git,' he says.
There are suspicions that the country has been developing biological weapons, which would be a very worrying prospect.
When Henry remarked what fine specimens the apples were, George told him they had been picked from a tree in the Reverend's orchard.
Oh, you lucky thing!
'Would you like to move into the ward?' 'A kind thought, but no, thank you.'