clash collocations and examples

 UK /klæʃ/

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1

a fight, battle, or angry argument


Adjectives frequently used with clash
armed, bloody, fierce, violentThere were violent clashes between reservists and the riot police.
Verbs that frequently follow clash
arise, break out, erupt, occurBorder clashes still erupt from time to time.
2

a situation in which things are very different and so cannot exist or work together well


Adjectives frequently used with clash
cultural, culture, personalityPersonality clashes can occur between students and teacher.
Nouns frequently used after clash of
cultures, ideas: civilizations, cultures, ideas, ideologies, interests, opinionsThe author delights in the clash of cultures, stating wryly that England and America have everything in common, except language.people: egos, personalities, wills
 
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