growing number (of)

This page is about the collocation growing number (of)

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


more and more, or an increasing number

For example

  • A growing number of people are choosing to work from home.

  • We've seen growing numbers of young people joining the protest movements.

Quick Quiz

A growing number of people are learning English, so

a. more English learners are growing

b. more English teachers are needed

c. fewer English teachers are needed

Contributor: Matt Errey