Learn Common Adjective and Noun Collocations in English (H-M)
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Common Adjective Noun Combinations in English (H-M)
- This is a story with a happy ending.
- All in all, it promises to be a huge weekend with a happy hour and disco etal.
- It’s been a long hard day and I’ve been working very hard.
- It was a hard exam and the final question was really hard.
Hard life/ evidence/drugs
- They had a hard life and worked through hard times.
- Looking after children can be hard work.
- It is certainly part of a healthy diet, we make that clear.
- She became a heavy drinker in her midteens.
- He was tall and strong with heavy features.
- The company’s heavy losses will lead to many redundancies.
- It was a very heavy meal – far too much meat and not enough vegetables or salads.
- The match was played in heavy rain.
- Let’s go to bed. We’ve got a heavy schedule tomorrow.
- Don’t stay up too late, you’ll be a heavy sleeper!
- He’s been a heavy smoker and drinker all his adult life.
- Heavy snow is forecast for Scotland.
- It has been widely praised for reducing heavy traffic in the city.
- I’ve had a really heavy week – I’ve got a really heavy timetable this term.
- She’s struggling to cope with the heavy workload.
- Be careful, there may be hidden extras.
- These are leather goods of high quality.
- We aim to maintain high standards of customer care.
- We paid a high cost for that.
- High density represents phloem poles.
- We really need high energy.
- Am I a woman of independence and high esteem?
High/low expectation (of)
- The team has high expectation of itself and enjoys the big occasion.
High/low level (of)
- There should be a high level of concern, he said.
- They have a high opinion of the court.
- High pressure and high intensity really worked for us.
- It won’t pay the high price.
- What do you think makes a quality product?
- Does driving high speed on low gear damage the car?
- The government later said that the crash was caused by human error.
- I am the last person to undervalue even one human life.
- Fans braved icy winds to watch the match.
- Despite her ordeal, she seems to have suffered no ill effects.
- He had to retire due to ill health.
- Only her immediate family knew she had heart disease.
- There will be no major changes in the immediate future.
- At times, these images may be so powerful as to demand an immediate response.
- All these people are innocent victims.
- He was accused of trading on inside information.
- He has refused to step down in the face of intense pressure.
- He was coughing blood, a sign that he had internal injuries.
- She died after suffering serious damage to internal organs.
- His eyesight suffered irreparable damage.
- My husband and I have a joint account.
- We had many fine individual performances, but the win was a real joint effort.
- Should he change the deed to make us joint owners?
- This is a key issue; we need more time to think about it.
- The report recognized the key role of teachers.
- There is a large amount of bureaucracy,” agrees Bleay.
Large number (of)
- A large number of drinks are consumed.
- Large population centres are ethnically diverse.
- A large proportion of the islands of Asia are mountainous.
- Police said a large quantity of plants had been recovered.
- That’s a large scale indeed.
- She doesn’t like to walk home late at night.
- Good legal advice can be expensive.
- There were times when a few drops of liquid refreshment passed their lips.
Little brother | little sister
- My little brother is a doctor.
- Live music can sound very different from recorded music.
- The sun affects all living things.
- I first met Jennifer a long time ago.
- I was still a long way from home.
- Many people feel guilty after the death of a loved one.
- The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage.
- These are all main course salads.
- The main road was blocked for twenty-five minutes.
- He’s got a major problem with his hooves.
- They are a newly married couple.
- We sell these clothes to the mass market in department stores and to high earners in boutiques.
- The area is underserved for medical care.
- Your doctor will ask for your medical history.
- The centre provides help for people suffering from mental illness.
- She had mixed feelings about giving up her job.
- We have a moral obligation to protect the environment.
- The ship sank in mysterious circumstances.
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