breathtaking collocations and examples

 UK /ˈbreθˌteɪkɪŋ/

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1

extremely impressive or beautiful


Adverbs frequently used with breathtaking
as a sight: scenically, visuallyThe informative text is accompanied by visually breathtaking photographs.very: absolutely, quite, really, simply, trulySome of the landscapes are absolutely breathtaking.
Nouns frequently used with breathtaking
backdrop, beauty, coastline, countryside, display, landscape, panorama, scenery, sight, spectacle, sunset, surroundings, view, vistaThe breathtaking scenery of Scotland presents a fantastic backdrop for a superb range of activities.
2

extremely bad or shocking


Nouns frequently used with breathtaking
arrogance, audacity, cynicism, display, hypocrisy, impertinenceShe accused her opponent of a breathtaking display of arrogance.This is breathtaking hypocrisy on the part of a government minister.
 
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