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    negative nouns...

    Could anyone give me more examples of negative nouns, please?

    Thank you.

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    Re: negative nouns...

    As a Brit and mentor, but not a teacher, I'm not sure, but would "nobody" or "nonentity" fit the bill - as in "He's a nobody/nonentity as far as I'm concerned"?

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    #3

    Re: negative nouns...

    what do you mean negative nouns?


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    Re: negative nouns...

    Quote Originally Posted by paochai01 View Post
    what do you mean negative nouns?
    Hehe...nice to see you here again.

    Negative nouns such as moaner, workaholic (is this a noun or an adjective?).

    Thanks again.

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    Re: negative nouns...

    I see. You mean like 'gangster'? 'pusher'?


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    Re: negative nouns...

    hahaha!!! I mean, not positive... I wanna use the modifier a bit of a + negative noun. But I can't think of other words eh. Can you say "He'a a bit of a gangster/pusher?"

    Thanks.

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    #7

    Re: negative nouns...

    I see. What's your complete sentence then?


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    Re: negative nouns...

    I don't have a sentence. Just the phrase "a bit of a + negative noun". I'm still thinking of the negative nouns.

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    Re: negative nouns...

    like a bit of a lunatic?


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    Re: negative nouns...

    Quote Originally Posted by paochai01 View Post
    like a bit of a lunatic?
    hahaha! Yeah, yeah! Right!

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