question tags - on the whole - such a + noun Notes
When describing your feelings use -ing
; when describing the thing or person that give
you the feeling use -ed,
- I've been working for twelve hours. I'm exhausted.
- Working in the restaurant is exhausting.
- to have enough money to buy something,i.e.
- He cycles everywhere, he can't afford a car.
- to be made up of, to consist of, i.e.
from Italy and four from Turkey.disappointing
- The class comprises of three students from China, two from Russia, three
- hopes or expectations were not fulfilled, i.e.
- The movie was disappointing. (The movie wasn't as good as I thought it would be.)
- Her behaviour was disappointing.(She behaved below the standard expected.)
- I was disappointed by the book. (The book wasn't as good as I thought it would be and I
am describing my feeling.)on the whole
- generally; usually, i.e.
- On the whole, he works hard at his studies.
- I enjoy the job, on the whole, but I wish it was five days a week and not six.
- a person who has great respect for money and / or social class and looks down
on poorer or lower class people. stunning
- something is very impressive in some way, i.e.
- The mountains were stunning.
- Her performance in the play was stunning.
- The house was absolutely stunning.