Partitives

October 30, 2007 RENU

Partitives are nouns that refer to part of a whole.

  1. loaf of bread
  2. bar of chocolate
  3. pkts of biscuits
  4. make of car
  5. pinch of salt
  6. write it down on a scrap of paper
  7. I’m afraid we’ll have to open another barrel of beer
  8. flash of lightning
  9. I am dying for a breath of fresh air
  10. Not one grain of rice left in the cupboard
  11. glass of h20
  12. we’re in for a spot of trouble, I’m telling u!
  13. She gets a fit of anger
  14. piece of advice/paper
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