Nouns with other meanings
There are a number of other nouns which have this pattern.
ABC aftermath alter ego answer beauty sleep best billing biographer bona fides bounty bread and butter bulk circulation concern contents corollary cue defence differences finals fix footing grace hand hard luck hit list interlocutor keep law lead likeness limits loss mascot memory motto notice prey raison d'etre scalp schooling secrets services shackles shell side son source stock-in-trade style subject syndrome technique theme time upkeep utmost watchword youth
The Princess Royal's biographer, John Parker, described her as being 'a solo performer on her own public stage'.
'Our main concern is that more and more animals are being exported for slaughter,' he said.
They started tugging at the bag, which burst open, spilling its contents over the gravel drive.
This is an opportune time for both parties to get together and resolve their differences.
Every few yards, she'd step on a loose stone or stumble against her own boots and lose her footing.
The rest of Western Europe humbly followed their lead.
He lived at Quebec House only until the age of 11 but it has been turned into a shrine to his memory.
But in 1987, his contract was terminated at a month's notice.
Witness the thrill of the hunt as a leopard stalks, kills and drags its prey into the branches of a nearby tree.
Security has got to be our watchword.