N towards n
Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'hatred' groupThe 'generosity' groupThe 'progress' groupThe 'road' groupThe 'tendency' groupThe 'contribution' groupNouns with other meanings
N towards nThe noun is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of towards or toward and a noun group. With some nouns, the preposition towards is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
|Noun||towards/toward||noun group/-ing clause|
|a||move||toward||ending the protest|