bout collocations and examples

 UK /baʊt/

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a short period of illness or sadness

Adjectives frequently used with bout
serious: bad, long, prolonged, serious, severeThroughout his life, Baudelaire suffered from severe bouts of depression.happening at particular intervals: frequent, occasional, periodic, recurrent, repeatedAllergic reactions caused recurrent bouts of diarrhoea.
Verbs frequently used with bout
cause, experience, get, have, suffer, suffer from, triggerHe was not a good sailor and suffered repeated bouts of illness.
Nouns frequently used after bout of
depression, diarrhoea, fever, flu, illness, malaria, pneumonia, poisoning, sicknessThroughout his adult life Baudelaire suffered from severe bouts of depression.
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