Learn Common Noun and Adjective Collocations in English (From N to Z)
List of useful Noun and Adjective Collocations with examples.
Common Adjective Noun Combinations (N-Z)
- He had the nasty habit of eating with his mouth open.
- Come and sit down. You’ve had a nasty shock.
- After five years in America, she returned to her native country, Japan.
- For the spoken language, students are taught by native speakers.
- He died from natural causes, believed to be a heart attack.
- Los Angeles will be hit by another terrible natural disaster.
- We must preserve our natural resources.
- Many teenagers have a very negative attitude towards cooking.
- The attack had left her a nervous wreck.
- The company made a net profit of $10.5 million.
- The net result of all these changes is that schools should be able to deliver a better service to pupils.
- At that time, the company had assets of $5.9 million and a net worth of $11,000.
- This is a new generation of vehicle.
- I’m thinking of applying for a new job.
- Our next-door neighbours say they’ll look after our cat for us while we’re away.
- I was having a nice time here for about three days.
- This is the first non-stop flight to Tokyo.
- Eye strain is an occupational hazard if you work in front of a computer.
- Sam does odd jobs for friends and neighbours.
- He was wearing odd socks – one blue one and one black one.
- When you get to old age, everything seems to take longer.
- It has opening hours from 05 : 30 to 23 : 00.
- Although the heater was standard, the radio was still an optional extra.
- Organic farming techniques and success story of a farmer were also shown.
- The overall effect of the painting is overwhelming.
- He sobbed as he relived the painful memory.
- This violence is a painful reminder that peace is still a long way away.
- You should be given a private locker to store your personal belongings.
- The total number of political prisoners to be released is 74.
- They have poor eyesight, but keen senses of hearing, smell, and touch.
- He had been in poor health since suffering a stroke last year.
- Contrary to popular belief, birds need more than just seed.
- In their private life, he’s afraid of her.
- I think public opinion is that no one condones these places.
- This is just not another quick fix with a bucket of sand.
- She lived a quiet life in the countryside.
- He says he’s really tired or he wants a quiet night.
- All of our decisions are free of any kind of racial discrimination.
- It’s a cold rainy day in October.
- He was given a rapturous reception.
- They are bound to earn rave reviews from all who indulge.
- I love that sense of revelation just like in real life.
- Official statistics show real wages declining by 24%.
- Regular exercise helps keep your weight down.
- His critics even smile in anticipation of a rhetorical question meeting with a devastating reply.
- A rich person is seldom in want of a friend.
- We send over rough drafts and they try to figure it out.
- I can give you a rough estimate of the amount of wood you will need.
- Can you give me a rough idea of how much the repairs will cost?
- A hundred pounds is a good round number.
- A runny nose may be the result of an allergic reaction.
- You should keep a safe distance from the car in front.
- The road is closed following a serious accident.
- Her husband was in hospital for six months with a serious illness.
- He says that the allegations caused serious injury to his reputation.
- The magistrate imposed severe penalties – they were severely punished.
- We are under severe pressure to reduce the wage bill and make 500 workers redundant.
- The heavy rain caused severe damage to crops and, later on, a severe shortage of food.
- The severe weather/severe winter meant that hundreds of schools had to be closed.
- We wish him a speedy recovery.
- I haven’t had a steady job since last March.
- It was his first steady relationship.
- There is stiff competition between the three leading soap manufacturers.
- She speaks English quite well but with a strong French accent.
Strong coffee / cheese
- I needed some strong coffee to wake me up.
- The planned sale had attracted strong criticism from some farmers.
- If you don’t have a strong denial mechanism, try waking up in your bed at 3am when there are no distractions.
- Martina Hingis has always exerted a strong influence on the way I play tennis.
Strong supporter / opponent
- He was a strong supporter of co-education.
- I don’t have very strong views on this and I had some support.
- I have a terrible conscience about it.
- The recession could be avoided if business keeps a tight grip on its costs.
- It was an alarmingly tight schedule.
- It’s just total bliss.
- Her eyes are closed, and the girl seems lost in total ecstasy or even in deep sleep.
- It’s a revolution, and it’s total madness,” says Internet telephony guru Jeff Pulver.
- He’s just being nice. I don’t think he has any ulterior motives.
- After he is gone, we face a highly uncertain future.
- He still hopes to win his claim against unfair dismissal.
- Some bears have traveled up to 40 miles into the urban sprawl.
- People fear most an utter catastrophe on the financial side.
- I have only a vague memory of what the house looked like.
- I think that’s a valid point.
- I had a perfectly valid reason for being there.
- Muriel has made a valuable contribution to our company’s success.
- I would like to share this very valuable information to my customers.
- Children should not be allowed to watch violent movies.
- The people who beat us came to the hospital in visiting hours.
- The judiciary and the others are vital organs of the new democracy.
- The police play a vital role in our society.
- There are some weak points in her argument.
- In my opinion, wild animals should not be kept in zoos.
- I expected to be told that I had the wrong number.
- It’s a group of young people.
- With the strong wind and snow, there is practically zero visibility.
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