basis collocations and examples

 UK /ˈbeɪsɪs/

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1

a method or system for doing something


Adjectives frequently used with basis
how often something happens or is done: annual, daily, day-to-day, fortnightly, hourly, month-by-month, monthly, quarterly, regular, weekly, yearlyClass teachers meet on a weekly basis to plan lessons.way of working: freelance, one-to-one, part-time, permanent, pro-rata, temporary, voluntaryI think it’s great that there are people who are willing to give us their time on a voluntary basis.according to individual needs: ad-hoc, as-needed, case-by-case, case-by-case, drop-in, first-come-first-served, individualNote that we have limited space and that rooms will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Nouns frequently used after basis of
ability, aptitude, equality, evidence, experience, finding, meritAwards are made purely on the basis of academic ability.
2

ideas or actions from which something develops


Verbs frequently used with basis
act as, be, constitute, form, provide, serve asA newspaper article can act as a basis for discussion in class.
Nouns frequently used after basis for
action, analysis, assessment, calculation, comparison, decision, discussion, negotiation, planning, studyThis course forms an excellent basis for continued study.
 
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