“major/very” adjective + noun

“major/very” adjective + noun

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Point 73 under the category of adjectives in C2 on the English Grammar Profile we have two vocabulary items that stand out. “Major” and “very” before a noun.
From iWeb corpus:

1 MAJOR CITIES 30699
2 MAJOR ROLE 29774

1 PLAY(ED)(S)(ING) 5 DEVELOPMENT 6 HELPING 7 DETERMINING 8 SHAPING 9 SUCCESS 10 DEVELOPING

3 MAJOR PROBLEM 24374
4 MAJOR CHANGES 24040
5 MAJOR PART 23151
6 MAJOR LEAGUE 20991
7 MAJOR FACTOR 17678
8 MAJOR ISSUE 16295
9 MAJOR PROBLEMS 14739
10 MAJOR ISSUES 14653
11 MAJOR IMPACT 14035
12 MAJOR DIFFERENCE 13516
13 MAJOR CHANGE 13500
14 MAJOR CONCERN 13299
15 MAJOR EVENTS 12859
16 MAJOR CREDIT 11957
17 MAJOR SOURCE 11894
18 MAJOR CITY 10716
19 MAJOR PLAYERS 10614
20 MAJOR REASON 10552
21 MAJOR CAUSE 10320
22 MAJOR STEP 9517
23 MAJOR SCALE 9392
24 MAJOR PLAYER 9043
25 MAJOR GENERAL 8405
26 MAJOR COMPONENT 8102
27 MAJOR LIFE 7914
28 MAJOR CHALLENGE 7809
29 MAJOR PROJECTS 7735
30 MAJOR COMPONENTS 7712
31 MAJOR BRANDS 7359
32 MAJOR COMPANIES 7294
33 MAJOR EVENT 7232
34 MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR 7039
35 MAJOR DIFFERENCES 6813
36 MAJOR FOCUS 6789
37 MAJOR HEALTH 6651
38 MAJOR AREAS 6565
39 MAJOR FACTORS 6336
40 MAJOR PARTIES 6008
41 MAJOR PROJECT 5996
42 MAJOR ADVANTAGE 5968
43 MAJOR RETAILERS 5738
44 MAJOR UPDATE 5728
45 MAJOR BANKS 5720
46 MAJOR DEPRESSION 5707
47 MAJOR SURGERY 5418
48 MAJOR INFLUENCE 5312
49 MAJOR CORPORATIONS 5205
50 MAJOR CHALLENGES 5193
51 MAJOR DAMAGE 5168
52 MAJOR REASONS 5156
53 MAJOR NEWS 5146
54 MAJOR MEDIA 5118
55 MAJOR MILESTONE 5113
56 MAJOR MARKETS 4772
57 MAJOR WORK 4754
58 MAJOR LABEL 4738
59 MAJOR BENEFIT 4719
60 MAJOR RESEARCH 4621
61 MAJOR RISK 4584
62 MAJOR TYPES 4561
63 MAJOR LEAGUES 4497
64 MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS 4395
65 MAJOR INVESTMENT 4371
66 MAJOR SHIFT 4371
67 MAJOR TOURIST 4363
68 MAJOR BENEFITS 4346
69 MAJOR CATEGORIES 4325
70 MAJOR RELEASE 4312
71 MAJOR THREAT 4242
72 MAJOR OVERHAUL 4200
73 MAJOR DEPRESSIVE 4102
74 MAJOR WAY 4094
75 MAJOR MARKET 3930
76 MAJOR CONTRIBUTION 3919
77 MAJOR THEMES 3906
78 MAJOR SPORTS 3886
79 MAJOR DECISIONS 3877
80 MAJOR UPGRADE 3866
81 MAJOR POINTS 3846
82 MAJOR IMPROVEMENT 3790
83 MAJOR ROADS 3760
84 MAJOR VERSION 3728
85 MAJOR BUSINESS 3705
86 MAJOR HIGHWAYS 3698
87 MAJOR INDUSTRY 3662
88 MAJOR CAUSES 3649
89 MAJOR MANUFACTURERS 3633
90 MAJOR SEARCH 3621
91 MAJOR FEATURES 3585
92 MAJOR CONCERNS 3583
93 MAJOR ATTRACTIONS 3517
94 MAJOR THEME 3507
95 MAJOR DECISION 3483
96 MAJOR PARTS 3430
97 MAJOR CHORD 3421
98 MAJOR WORKS 3406
99 MAJOR WORLD 3369
100 MAJOR AIRPORTS 3362

Very_adjective

1 VERY BEGINNING 40797
2 VERY END 28872
3 VERY NATURE 19990
4 VERY TOP 17709
5 VERY MOMENT 13258
6 VERY REASON 11727
7 VERY THING 11241
8 VERY DAY 10528
9 VERY HEART 9714
10 VERY BOTTOM 9670
11 VERY EXISTENCE 9188
12 VERY START 8751
13 VERY FACT 8070
14 VERY ESSENCE 6849
15 VERY IDEA 6753
16 VERY PEOPLE 6496
17 VERY CORE 5682
18 VERY DEFINITION 5212
19 VERY USER 4783
20 VERY EYES 4401
21 VERY TIME 4162
22 VERY EDGE 3870
23 VERY ACT 3519
24 VERY THINGS 3355
25 VERY PURPOSE 3221
26 VERY CENTER 3217
27 VERY COST 3125
28 VERY THOUGHT 3062
29 VERY NAME 2923
30 VERY FOUNDATION 2866
31 VERY FABRIC 2757
32 VERY LIFE 2716
33 VERY CONCEPT 2641
34 VERY BASICS 2530
35 VERY BACK 2503
36 VERY QUESTION 2463
37 VERY PRESENCE 2433
38 VERY SOUL 2395
39 VERY NOTION 2261
40 VERY WORDS 2252
41 VERY WORD 2145
42 VERY TIP 2099
43 VERY NIGHT 1988
44 VERY FAMILY 1959
45 VERY POINT 1942
46 VERY ISSUE 1875
47 VERY TOPIC 1830
48 VERY SURVIVAL 1758
49 VERY HANDS 1685
50 VERY FOUNDATIONS 1667
51 VERY FRONT 1648
52 VERY PLACE 1632
53 VERY BEING 1623
54 VERY CENTRE 1606
55 VERY NICHE 1586
56 VERY SPOT 1495
57 VERY USEFULL 1492
58 VERY HELPFULL 1475
59 VERY OPPOSITE 1465
60 VERY MINIMUM 1392
61 VERY LIVES 1358
62 VERY OUTSET 1340
63 VERY BASIS 1240
64 VERY WAY 1116
65 VERY REASONS 1106
66 VERY ENERGY 1072
67 VERY PROBLEM 1068
68 VERY BEGINNINGS 1067
69 VERY KIND 1053
70 VERY SITE 1025
71 VERY PROCESS 1003
72 VERY STRUCTURE 1002
73 VERY MAN 993
74 VERY PERSON 990
75 VERY ONES 942
76 VERY EYE 907
77 VERY DETAIL 870
78 VERY TRUTH 852
79 VERY SIMILIAR 844
80 VERY GOD 837
81 VERY CUSTOMER 830
82 VERY SELF 817
83 VERY IMAGE 800
84 VERY MORNING 799
85 VERY LABOR 797
86 VERY AIR 784
87 VERY SPIRIT 772
88 VERY DEPTHS 766
89 VERY BUGGY 763
90 VERY HOUR 760
91 VERY BASE 738
92 VERY MEANING 717
93 VERY POWER 716
94 VERY YEAR 700
95 VERY ROOT 696
96 VERY FAVORITES 685
97 VERY BODY 644
98 VERY SOURCE 636
99 VERY BLOG 629
100 VERY MIDDLE 626

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