boring collocations and examples

 UK /ˈbɔːrɪŋ/

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not at all interesting

Adverbs frequently used with boring
very: extremely, incredibly, mind-numbingly, plain informal, really informal, so informal, terriblyHis lectures were mind-numbingly boring.rather: pretty informal, quite, ratherIt gets quite boring being on your own all the time.
Nouns frequently used with boring
bit, book, job, lesson, life, story, stuff informal, taskIt’s a long book but you can skip the boring bits.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with boring
bland, dry, dull, irrelevant, long, old informal, pointless, predictable, repetitive, slow, tediousThe methods used in teaching English and reading were often dull and boring.Why anyone wants to eat boring old spaghetti bolognese when they could be eating this beats me!
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