语法

N for n

The 'catalyst' and 'death knell' group

These nouns refer to things that cause something to begin or come into being, or to come to an end.
But is hot weather really the catalyst for unsocial behaviour?
The clampdown on drink-driving has sounded the death knell for many isolated country pubs.
With most of these nouns, the preposition for is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
That was the springboard for jumping into the restaurant business.
  • breeding ground
  • catalyst
  • cue
  • death knell
  • graveyard
  • ground
  • impetus
  • kiss of death
  • seedbed
  • signal
  • springboard
  • starting point
  • trigger
  • 查看相关内容

    科林斯的新消息!
    科林斯的新消息!
    英语单词列表
    英语单词列表
    最新提交的词汇
    最新提交的词汇
    轻松学习英语语法
    轻松学习英语语法
    COBUILD 语法
    COBUILD 语法
    文字爱好者的博客
    文字爱好者的博客
    在线拼字检查
    在线拼字检查
    The Paul Noble Method
    The Paul Noble Method
    Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
    Register now or login in to access