Collocations - Adjective + Noun 4
The adjectives and nouns in the two boxes below can be combined to make collocations, which can then be used to complete the sentences underneath.
harrowing | passing | saving | downright | unrivalled | widespread | daunting | derelict | rampant | common
building | task | collections | lie | experience | criticism | grace | reference | knowledge | inflation
I hate this flat. Its only
is that it's near the city centre.
The museum boasts
of exquisite furniture and artefacts.
that a child who misses a meal can't concentrate in school.
Ann was faced with the
of learning the whole script in a few days.
This is a
, there have been no real studies that have been able to prove this.
The governor made only a
to the problem of unemployment.
The ousting of the president has drawn
across Latin America and the wider world.
The Fire and Rescue Service attended a serious fire at a
in Hastings overnight.
The country has endured
and critical food and fuel shortages.
All three players survived, but it was a
for the team and coaching staff.
a redeeming quality or characteristic
an unrivalled collection
better or greater than any other collection
something known by most people
a daunting task
a task that is difficult to deal with
a downright lie
an utter or complete lie
a passing reference
a light, brief mention of something
prevalent or strong criticism
a derelict building
a building that is in a very poor condition
very fast-growing inflation
a harrowing experience
an experience that is frightening, chilling, or disturbing